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The Female Fantastic: challenges and opportunities for companies led by women

At the recent Advance Queensland Innovation and Investment Summit there was a session exploring the challenges and opportunities for female-led companies. Leigh Angus, Head Innovator at Domino’s Pizza Australia, hosted the Female Fantastic session and facilitated an engaging, lively discussion ...

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Trying on the Ruby programming slippers

It began in Helsinki, Finland. Committed to promoting the participation of women and girls in web development and programming, the inaugural Rails Girls in 2010 drew over one hundred participants and has since expanded into a worldwide initiative. In July, ...

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Roominate and the future of women in STEM

Alice Brooks can pinpoint the moment her future career in engineering was set: as an eight-year-old, she asked her dad if Santa Claus would bring her a Barbie Doll. “He said no,” Brooks laughs. “And instead, I got my own ...

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