The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) has appointed Dr Marguerite Evans-Galea as the inaugural Executive Director of the Academy’s Industry Mentoring Network in STEM (IMNIS) program.
IMNIS is a mentoring program that links PhD students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics with individual industry-based mentors, who act as role models and provide advice on industry-based STEM careers. Dr Evans-Galea will manage the program as it expands nationally, following successful pilots in Victoria and Western Australia.
Dr Evans-Galea has degrees in science and music from The University of Queensland, and a PhD in molecular biology from UNSW Australia. She has over 15 years’ experience leading translational medical research programs in the United States and Australia, and her work has been internationally recognised with numerous awards. Strongly committed to empowering early career researchers, Dr Evans-Galea mentors students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty, and has developed graduate mentoring programs in the US. She was the founding Chair of the Early-Mid Career Researcher (EMCR) Forum with the Australian Academy of Science, and is currently a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Expert Advisory Group, Chair of the Australian Science and Innovation Forum, and Co-Founder of Women in STEMM Australia.
Dr Evans-Galea will commence her position on 23 January and can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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