Girls as Leaders in STEM

Coral Campbell, Linda Hobbs, Lihua Xu, Jorja McKinnon, Chris Speldewinde
STEM Educators, Deakin University

This article describes how industry professionals, university educators, teachers and students successfully implemented a STEM education experience involving 41 girls from years 5-8 from local schools. Supported by their teachers, the girls completed design challenges inspired by problems pitched by the industry partners.