First published 9 November 2020

Tune in to our YouTube show, Ready STEM Go!. with new episodes released every week.

In each episode, host Mackenzi Oliver (current STEM student) will journey into the lives of some our alumnus from around the world. Featuring real stories focussing on the path our alumni have taken to get where there are today.

We hope that students can engage in these conversations and find something in them which will inspire them to consider a career in STEM.

Sharing their experiences on Ready STEM Go are:

Forging your own path Ep. 1
Tammy Bryant (Butow) a trailblazer for empowering young girls and women to code, reveals how she became a chaos engineer and the importance of career heroes.

The Science of Biofabrication Ep. 2
Dr Naomi Paxton explains what biofabrication is, the importance of being in a supportive and diverse team and how she made the leap from physics to biomanufacturing.

How to become a leading voice for your industry Ep. 3
Genevieve De Michele discusses her successes and setbacks, as well as secrets and tips to inspire you to make your own career decision with confidence.

Unravelling your Potential Ep. 4
Deanna Hood shares how she prepared herself for a job that did not exist when she was at school and how her love for Maths has steered her career journey.

Unlocking a future-proof career in the digital economy Ep. 5
Ray Ang about the importance of inclusive workplaces and representation, and also the workings behind cybersecurity.

Skills to accelerate your career Ep. 6
Mark Dutton the Team Manager for Triple Eight Race Engineering, shares insights into his 20 year career as a race engineer.

Creating effective infrastructure for tomorrow Ep. 7
As a civil engineer, Donald Piggott-McKellar has played a vital role in shaping the infrastructure of Brisbane including the Bicentennial Bikeway connecting Toowong and the western suburbs to the Brisbane CBD.

Simone Long
QUT Science and Engineering Faculty

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