Narrative for social change and science communication, and AI in the creative process
20 May 2024

Narrative for social change and science communication, and AI in the creative process with Joanna Beveridge

Humans are fascinating. We have this incredible capacity for creativity, resilience, and invention, and have been keen to dabble in technologies that improve our lives since we first started using tools. So, where is technology going to lead us in terms of what makes us human? Joanna Beveridge is a producer, writer, and director with a background in nuclear medicine. Join us as we speak about attitudes towards trust and failure between STEMM and the creative industries, representation and stealth politics in film and television, and finding a balance with AI tools and the creative process.

Building compassionate tech, and advocating for diverse voices
17 Mar 2024

Building compassionate tech, and advocating for diverse voices with Bec Nguyen

For many of my guests, the careers and fields that we're in now didn't exist or were just newly conceived when we were at university. So those indirect paths I often speak about were just a matter of course. Bec Nguyen is the director of Upbeat Digital and a specialist in UX in digital health. Join us as we speak about her winding path to User Experience Design and design thinking as it grew as a space, building compassionate tech, and advocating for diverse voices no matter what industry you're in.

Growth and sustainability
29 Oct 2023

Growth and sustainability with Dr Sandy Chong

Sustainability is more than just the environment. If you look at the UN Sustainable Development Goals, it's also about accessibility, equity, and inclusion in multiple areas of society, and covers things like the economy, infrastructure, community, and yes, climate and the environment. But they're the kinds of goals that bring everybody up so that no one is left behind. Join us in our conversation with Dr Sandy Chong, founding member of the Sustainable Development Goals Forum in WA, former president of the United Nations Association of WA, and member of the World Economic Forum Expert Network. We speak about the impact of digital inclusion and how the UN Sustainable Development Goals benefit us all, and are for now, not later.

Systems thinking and the future of architecture
20 Sep 2023

Systems thinking and the future of architecture with Evelyn Lee

Architecture has always struck me as a multidisciplinary field. It draws knowledge from all areas of STEMM into creating the spaces in which we live and work. But that's not always how this profession is perceived and this reflects in the way the industry has and needs to evolve. Evelyn Lee is Head of Workplace Strategy and Innovation at Slack Technologies, and Founder of Practice of Architecture. Join us as we speak about the Evelyn's journey through architecture and tech, the future of architecture, and systems thinking in physical and organisational environments.

The interconnectedness of seemingly disparate things

The interconnectedness of seemingly disparate things with Laura Langdon

It's not about the destination, it's about the journey. But for today's guest, it's about both. Laura Langdon is a developer advocate who has the pleasure of combining her explorations and experience in theatre, computer science, mathematics, education, and data science into a role that rolls all of that into one perfect package. Join us as we speak of about Laura's experience in education, and the beauty of the interconnectedness of seemingly disparate things.

Bringing compassion back to technology
06 Aug 2023

Bringing compassion back to technology with April Wensel

We could all do with a little more compassion in our lives, and April Wensel is making sure that we bring it to our work as well. April Wensel is the founder of Compassionate Coding helping companies and tech professionals to communicate more *and* effectively, so that we can be better at what we do, better to each other, and better to ourselves. Join us as we speak about April's journey through technology, finding purpose with Compassionate Coding, and putting the humanity back into technology.

Reinvention with humility & embracing innovation
29 May 2023

Reinvention with humility & embracing innovation with Lan Tran

You have to pivot or reinvent yourself to stay relevant. This idea gets bandied about a lot these days but there are going to be times in your life and in business where it has to happen. Lan Tran is a powerhouse in sales and marketing is no stranger to this concept. She has seen the decline of the paper business directory with the advent of Google ads, the challenges of returning to work after raising a family, and the devastating impact of crypto on a local metaverse game studio. We speak about approaching reinvention with humility, and Lan's observations about innovation and entrepreneurship in tech and Western Australia.

Branding for Connection and FemTech
15 Apr 2023

Branding for Connection and FemTech with Ari Krzyzek

Have you ever looked at a business beyond their visual branding and think about who they are, what they stand for, and who their owners are and what they stand for? Branding is more than an aesthetic, it's about connection. Ari Krizek is the CEO and Head of Strategy of see-ka-lo-fîa, a brand agency that helps femtech and women-led brands to solidify their 'why' so they can unlock business opportunities. Join us as we speak about Ari's journey to creating her own brand agency, finding her niche in femtech, and why knowing your why can help you to succeed.

Biomedical to software engineering and paying our experiences forward through mentoring

Biomedical to software engineering and paying our experiences forward through mentoring with Krithika Chandramouli

Krithika Chandramouli is a software engineer at Meta who is full bottle on full stack, and passionate about mentoring. Join us as we talk about Krithika's journey from biomedical to software engineering, paying her experiences forward through mentorship, and going from having a love-hate relationship with running, to completing a half-marathon.

Tech, the Arts, and the Value of Human Interaction
23 Dec 2022

Tech, the Arts, and the Value of Human Interaction with Shirley Yu

Shirley Yu began her journey as a computer scientist, and is an award-winning environmental portraiture and conceptual still life photographer with clients including New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Time. She's also the founder of Choosii, a community app for collectors to curate, share, and acquire their collections, and cultivate connection. Join us as we speak about Shirley's journey from computer science to entrepreneurism, her creative process, and building communities with our collections.

DNA - The Code of Life and Diversity for Innovation

DNA - The Code of Life and Diversity for Innovation with Dr Parwinder Kaur

DNA is cool. It's the code of life and who we are at a biological level. Know what else is cool? Open-source DNA, for animal conservation. Dr Parwinder Kaur, an award-winning scientist, and entrepreneur. Join us as we speak about how Parwinder uses her talents in biotechnology and genetics for conservation, and creating sustainable solutions through interdisciplinary innovation.

Inquiry-based Learning and the Impact of Educators

Inquiry-based Learning and the Impact of Educators with Anna Ritzema

Anna Ritzema is a STEM educator, and a primary programs and STEM innovations manager in rural and regional Western Australia. Join us as we talk about inquiry based learning, and how we can guide students through their curiosity, and help them to succeed.

Cultivating Careers and Diversity in Tech
18 Oct 2022

Cultivating Careers and Diversity in Tech with Gry Stene

Gry Stene is IT Girl and Chief Orchestrator and Founder of STEAM Engine Global & IT Girls Rock. Join us as we speak about Gry's journey to computing, being an IT Girl, and building an ecosystem that cultivates and nurtures careers in tech for women.

Better Patient Outcomes through Healthcare IT

Better Patient Outcomes through Healthcare IT with Robin Wiener

Robin Wiener is a leader and change agent in healthcare IT and is passionate about empowering patients for better engagement and outcomes. Join us as we talk about Get Real Health's digital front door, putting people first in healthcare and business, and finding your path.

She Codes and Building Community in Tech
10 Aug 2022

She Codes and Building Community in Tech with Kate Kirwin

Kate Kirwin is a passionate advocate for women in STEM and the innovation ecosystem. She founded She Codes, a community that supports women in tech and who want to get into the tech industry. Join us as we talk about Kate's journey to STEMM, She Codes, and building community in tech.

Better Technical Interviews and the Inclusivity of Remote Work
17 Apr 2022

Better Technical Interviews and the Inclusivity of Remote Work with Jocelyn James

Jocelyn James is an engineering manager and as a disabled woman with a background in human rights she is passionate about inclusivity in engineering and ensuring that those with non-traditional routes to tech have the opportunity to pursue their goals. Join us as we talk about Jocelyn's indirect path to software engineering, improving the tech interview experience, and how remote work promotes inclusivity.

Developer Education & Career Development
02 Apr 2022

Developer Education & Career Development with Rachel Lee Nabors

Rachel Lee Nabors is Technical Program Manager leading developer education on AWS Amplify. They previously lead documentation for React and React Native at Meta, worked on Edge browser at microsoft, and the web animation API with W3C and Mozilla's MDN. Join us as we talk about Rachel Lee's journey from award-winning cartoonist to web development, their passion for developer education, and preparing for your next role.

Cultivating STEMM and Entrepreneurial Life Skills

Cultivating STEMM and Entrepreneurial Life Skills with Dr Jenine Beekhuyzen

Dr Jenine Beekhuyzen is a futurist, and Founder and CEO of Tech Girls Movement Foundation. She is also a champion of tech entrepreneurship, and an advocate for technological innovation and diversity in STEMM fields. Join us as we talk about Tech Girls Movement Foundation, cultivating an interest in STEMM, and teaching young girls life skills through entrepreneurship.

Data in Context

Data in Context with Dr Audrey Lobo-Pulo

Audrey Lobo-Pulo is a liminal technologist who is passionate about how technology may be designed for better government and societal outcomes, and how information evolves and flows within society. Join us as we talk about context and resilience, and how we approach living systems.

Cyber Security
01 Nov 2021

Cyber Security with Cairo Malet

Cairo Malet is a Cyber Security GRC Specialist who takes a pragmatic approach to governance, risk and compliance in cyber security and works with organisations in various sectors on their path to security maturity. Join us as we talk about Cairo's indirect journey to cyber security, and what cyber security entails from policy to supply chain security and social engineering.