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Reach out, shoot for the sky and don’t take ‘no’ for an answer

Reach out, shoot for the sky and don’t take ‘no’ for an answer PhD scholar, casual academic, Data61 researcher and soon to be a Google Fellow in Silicon Valley, Samaneh Movassaghi is a poster girl for Women in Technology. Having authored over 20 research articles with over 1000 citations, Samaneh is already recognised for her …

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Balance is a journey, a mindset, a discipline – it’s not a destination

  Balance for Better: Dr Jodi Steel Dr Jodi Steel spent much of her professional life in STEM or STEM-related roles: from engineering in the RAAF, to research, through to research management, business development and commercialisation in corporate R&D environments. On the whole, she found it to be rewarding and fun with plenty of opportunity …

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3 key traits to navigate a non-linear career

  3 key traits to navigate a non-linear career Kaoru Nishinakagawa has 15+ years of international professional experience focused on developing new business and product as well as managing strategic partnerships. As an Innovation Consultant/Entrepreneur, she is passionate about helping large organisations, SMEs and startups grow businesses through understanding clients’ needs and applying data analytics …

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My life has never been balanced and it keeps getting better

  My life has never been balanced and it keeps getting better Maria connects people, ideas and opportunities. She was awarded Best Community MVP at the Australasian Startup Awards with the support of the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem. Maria has been a senior executive, a founder and an adviser, having worked with some of Australia’s …

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The evidence is clear that balance is better for business

  The evidence is clear that balance is better for business Megan Shellie is a consultant in Risk Advisory with Ernst and Young’s Melbourne practice and a former Ribit Intern. She’s passionate about the future of Australia’s young people, co-founding the intergenerational fairness advocacy group Think Forward, and sitting on the Advisory Board of Swinburne …

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Ending the year with a bang – Stone & Chalk and Ribit’s Fintern Fever

What a buzz! On Wednesday, leaders of the Financial Tech industry met the ‘future generation of the fintech industry’ at our sixth Fintern Fever. There was no doubt, students were keen for jobs, as Stone & Chalk, Australia’s leading independent fintech hub, filled with over 140 students. At the event, some of Sydney’s best student …

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