The Innovators’ Tea Party is partnering with Peel Bright Minds to host a speed-networking event in Mandurah on Saturday 19th May 2018. We will be bringing together a team of Peel-based women in STEM to meet local high school students.
This event will consist of several separate speed-networking sessions throughout the day. Each session runs for 1.5 hours and during this time students meet 12 different Women in STEM Mentors. Mentors have 6 minutes to tell students (who attend in groups of 1-2) all about their job and answer any questions they might have, before students move on to the next mentor.
We are currently recruiting a team of women working and/or living in the Peel Region who would like to volunteer their time to be mentors at this event. This is an excellent opportunity for the following reasons:
- Professional Development: Practice communicating your research or role in simple terms to a younger audience.
- Networking: Our Women in STEM Mentors come from a range of different STEM fields and industries, and all of them are passionate about promoting STEM careers to high school girls. We’ll be bringing you all together at the end of the event.
- Give Back: This is a fantastic way to give back to the local community and give our next generation of leaders an insight into the infinite possibilities of a STEM career.
- Recognition: As a Women in STEM Mentor, we will be profiling the amazing work you do not only to students, but also to the wider community. Your career profile will be printed in our event program, and we will be showcasing as many of our mentors as possible on our website, LinkedIn and Facebook pages. Showcasing your work and achievements is an integral part of what we do as a not-for-profit.
We will be building our mentor team from as many different STEM fields & industries as possible. Mentors will range from young professionals just embarking on their careers, to managers and technical experts with decades of experience.
Ready to apply? If you are a woman living and/or working in the Peel region of WA who’s career has been centred in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths please follow the link below to apply to be a mentor at The Innovators’ Tea Party for Peel Bright Minds:
Not from Peel? There will be more volunteering opportunities across WA throughout 2018 – join our volunteers register.