36 minutes | Feb 17th 2021

Girls Day Out in STEM with Petriea Skitek

Find out more about Girls Day Out in STEM, an Australian program that empowers and inspires girls aged 10-14 years towards a career in STEM. Meet the founder Petriea Skitek Hosted by Ben Newsome from Fizzics Education About Petriea Skitek Petriea Skitek gained her Arts degree at Griffith University, focusing on economics and women in politics, then studied Education at University of New England. She has decades of experience in event management for industry and government across Australia, Asia and New Zealand. She’s applied her educational training to curriculum development and program delivery for the Universal Language Institute, managing staff in schools across greater Tokyo. Petriea is a member of the Women in Technology Committee for her regional branch of Zonta International, an organisation of professionals empowering women through service and advocacy. About Girls Day Out in STEM Girls Day Out in STEM (GDOS) empowers and inspires girls aged 10-14 years towards a career in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in a fun, safe and engaging environment. Girls hear from professional women in STEM, learn about important contributions already made by other young girls in the field and opportunities a future in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths can bring. We boost awareness of the range of STEM career opportunities, access to female role models and participation that complements and extends school education. Further links Free registration to the 2021 March event: https://www.gdostem.com.au Enquiries: hello@gdostem.com.au About the FizzicsEd Podcast Hosted by Ben Newsome from Fizzics Education With interviews with leading science educators and STEM thought leaders, this science education podcast is about highlighting different ways of teaching kids within and beyond the classroom. It's not just about educational practise & pedagogy, it's about inspiring new ideas & challenging conventions of how students can learn about their world! https://www.fizzicseducation.com.au/ Know an educator who'd love this STEM podcast episode?  Share it!The FizzicsEd podcast is a member of the Australian Educators Online Network (AEON )http://www.aeon.net.au/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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