Science and technology program for indigenous girls

Some of the equipment Narara Public has purchased as part of its technology plan

Young indigenous women attending Brisbane Water Secondary College Umina campus are being targeted along with others in the region for a science and technology program.

Applications are now open for Year 8 students to join the Young Indigenous Women’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Academy; a specialised program designed for those interested in study and career opportunities in science and technology.

Eligible students receive personalised support and resources throughout high school, university and on to graduate employment.

Recruitment this year is focussing on the Central Coast.

Interested families can visit the CSIRO’s website for more information about the Academy, including how to apply.

SOURCE:
Media release, 25 Feb 2020
Amy McIntyre, CSIRO

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