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Canberra STEM event - "I want to be her when I grow up"

This STEM event is collaboratively supported by ACS Canberra, KPMG, St Clare's College and WIC

Registration End Date: Fri, 24 May, 12:00 PM

  • where

  • St Clare's College Canberra
    1 McMillan Cres,
    Griffith ACT 2603
  • when

  • Event Start: Fri, 31 May, 04:00 PM
    Event Finish: Fri, 31 May, 07:00 PM
  • event price

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<p><span style="color: #757575;"><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 9.0pt;"><img alt="STEM_31 May 19" src=";oid=00D90000000o5NE&amp;lastMod=1556281737000"></img><br>Australian Computer Society (ACS), KPMG and Women in Information and Communication (WIC) are collectively hosting a STEM event at St Clare’s College, Griffith for high school girls, enabling them to connect with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) mentors and build their understanding of the diversity of pathways to a STEM career.<br><br>The event aims to build their interest, which traditionally peaks then drops off around the ages of 13-15, caused by a range of reasons including unconscious bias, limited visibility and a weak first-line of support at home.<br><br>This event tackles the ‘<b>You can’t be what you can’t see</b>’ challenge.<br><br><b>Speakers include: </b></span></span></span></p> <ul><li>Elanor Huntington, ANU</li><li><span style="color: #757575;"><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 9.0pt;">Narelle Devine, DHS</span></span></span></li><li><span style="color: #757575;"><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 9.0pt;">Sarah Louise McDonald, PEGA Systems</span></span></span></li><li><span style="color: #757575;"><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 9.0pt;">Robyn Hall, CSIRO</span></span></span></li><li><span style="color: #757575;"><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 9.0pt;">Anant Vima, KPMG and ANU</span></span></span></li></ul> <b><span style="color: #757575;"><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 9.0pt;">STEM Event - </span></span></span></b><span style="color: #757575;"><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 9.0pt;">Collaborative Inclusion Network for Science, Technology, Engineering &amp; Mathematics<br>Friday 31 May 2019, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @St Clare&#39;s College, Griffith.</span></span></span> <ul><li><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 9.0pt;">Entry is free for students. Maximum of 3 tickets per school. To book, click <b><a href="" target="_blank">REGISTER</a></b>  </span></span></li><li><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 9.0pt;">All companies and institutions are invited to sponsor the event. To sponsor, email <a href="mailto:[email protected]" target="_blank"><span style="color: #007C89;">[email protected]</span></a></span></span></li><li><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 9.0pt;">Food and refreshments will be provided. Please specify allergies and special dietary requirements when you book.</span></span></li></ul>

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Payment in full is required by the event date in order to attend.

Cancellation and Refund
Your co-operation in notifying us if you are unable to attend is appreciated as the ACS incur costs for non-attendance. All cancellations must be processed through the website. A refund will only be considered if it is 3 working days prior to the event.

CPD points will only be awarded to those who are marked off as attended and stay for the entire duration of the presentation

ACS reserves the right to change the program at any time. Every effort will be made to ensure a program of equivalent standard and members are updated with changes.

All dietary requirements are considered and catered to in the best possible way, however we cannot guarantee a 100% allergen free environment.

ACS reserves the right to prohibit entry or eject any person from an ACS event based on behaviour deemed inappropriate by ACS staff, its agents and/or others working under its authority.

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