Yesterday was International Day of Women and Girls in Science, a day dedicated to celebrating the contribution and efforts of women in STEM.

More women have entered the sector in recent years, as more work opportunities become available. 

Although the Department of Industry reports 68% of STEM-qualified occupations are held by women, there are still challenges remaining to be addressed

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Produced By: Ash Taylor

Featured In Story: Dr Ria Mukherjee, UNE, Eleanor Beidatsch, UNE post-grad, Stephanie Richter-Stretton, UNE PhD candidate, and Dr Marissa Betts, UNE

First aired on The Wire, Monday 12 February 2024