Women in STEM VE Conference 2022

This interactive conference is designed for women in STEM and unpacks what STEM looks like in practice through panels, keynotes, workshops, and food.

Join us for an immersive experience, connect and network with amazing alumnae and explore your own STEM super powers. 

Theme: What does STEM Look like in Practice?

Hear from alumnae now working at Woolworths, Peters Ice Cream, Wipro, Infosys and more to explore how Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Maths have got them where they are now. Prizes will be awarded on the day including our Women in STEM VE Awards (nominate at https://bit.ly/RMITawards).


A rundown of what you can expect:

9:30-10am: Welcome and keynote address, hear an inspiring story from a STEM professional.

10-11am: Interactive panel discussion “What does a career in STEM look like?”
Hear from RMIT VE alumni from trades to tech and the roles you didn’t know existed. Ask your questions, learn where they’ve taken their career and hear their advice.

11-11:20am (in-person only): Morning tea (provided).

11:20am-12:30pm (in-person only): Participate in one of our practical STEM workshops, led by CoVE staff and Women in STEM Ambassadors.

Workshop A: Grow your tech and design skills by building your own reaction game with our Women in STEM Ambassadors.

Workshop B: Explore STEM through First Nations Art with traditional artist and our very own VE Reconciliation Advisor Laurie Whitehead.

12:30-1:30pm (in-person only): Join us for a catered lunch, Women in STEM VE awards and an interactive networking activity exploring historical women in STEM.

Online and RMIT City campus (Megaflex - Building 8, Level 4, Room 13).

More information:

The conference is designed primarily for current and past VE students and is open to students and staff who are interested in STEM.

You can join for some or all of the conference. Register early to secure your place. If you have any questions, please email stem.women@rmit.edu.au.


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