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Madeline Pavlides

When it was time to leave high school, I had no idea what I wanted to do next. All I knew was that I wanted to give Uni a go and that my interests, compared to my other friends, were different… So, I decided to study Electrical Engineering. I had no idea that the path…

Nicole Brunner

I have always had an interest in aerospace and aviation. When I graduated high school, my focus was on becoming a pilot in the Australian Defence Force. Unfortunately, this pathway wasn’t meant to be so I starting looking into engineering. I enrolled to study Mechanical Engineering at QUT in 2014, and made the move from…

Brooke Tooze

I am a Data Scientist in the Customer and Digital Group at the Department of Communities, Housing and Digital Economy, and I love creating stories with data to help people make better decisions. Born and raised in Cairns QLD, I was an avid dancer and with that, a huge competitor. I would compete with myself…

Allison Gwilt

I grew up in Toowoomba and had planned to be a pilot in the RAAF. However I didn’t make the cut so I studied engineering instead as had always enjoyed maths and problem solving. Fast forward, and I have 12+ years’ experience in the energy industry – and have loved it!  I’ve spent most of…

Maddison Petrie

After completing high school, I began working in a small civil construction company as a I.T Technician. A couple years later I relocated to Brisbane and started work in a large engineering firm as a Trainee structural designer. Unfortunately, I became redundant, so I moved back home and started work in a local butcher shop. …

Nikki Rankine

I grew up mostly in Canberra with my parents and 2 younger brothers also spending time on my grandparent’s farm in NSW. I completed high school in Brisbane. I was pretty confused about what to do after leaving school and my university application forms in 1995 were for Engineering, Architecture, Law, Commerce and Arts! I…

Teena Glassick

I am an Engineering Director and work for Skedulo, a company that builds software for deskless / mobile workers; a group that makes up 80% of the total global workforce! I have had a very diverse career journey! I attended the QLD Dance School of Excellence in high school, with the dream of becoming a…

Zoe Stelloon

I currently work as a front-end software engineer at Skedulo, a Brisbane based startup. I started high school at St Aidans School, and moved on to study at the University of Queensland. I was not sure at first what I wanted to do at University, so I picked Information technology because I liked my IT…

Eva McLoughlin

I have had a life-long passion for the environment and was determined to pursue a career in science, environmental management or policy, to better understand and protect our ​​natural ecosystems into the future. Without a specific job in mind, studying Ecology and Political Science at university reinforced my commitment to the field, also building a…

Ojasvi Gupta

I am a Project Engineer at Shell and a youth leader for a global peace organisation. I am committed to fostering a culture of vibrant humanism and respect for the dignity of all life, wherever I go. Growing up, I experienced life in multiple countries; India, South Korea and finally Australia, where my parents settled…

Chanelle Olive

I am an Electrical Engineer with 15 years’ experience in the Electricity Industry. I also previously lectured in the Engineering department of CQUniversity for 6 years. I currently work in Rockhampton for Energy Queensland as the Engineering Manager for Earthing. In this role, I oversee a team of engineers who set the standards for earthing…