With STEM You Can Virtual Panel Discussion for Students

August 13th, 2021

A panel discussion for students considering their career options and Year 11/12 elective subjects. Learn about the possibilities of a STEM career. Panellists: Renee Wootton, Aerospace Engineer and Commercial Pilot, Brad Castlenuevo, Aquatic Ecologist at Sydney Water, Dr Rob Grenfell, Director of Health and Biosecurity at CSIRO. Hosted by Dr Vanessa Pirotta, Wildlife scientist and Superstar of STEM.

Want to learn how you can secure a rewarding, high-paying career in STEM in Western Sydney?

Want to know how you can start exploring different STEM career paths and find a mentor?

Want to know how to choose the right elective subjects for your future?

High School students of Western Sydney – this panel discussion is for you.

CSIRO hosted a discussion for students who are considering their career options and Year 11/12 elective subjects.

The discussion, led by renowned science communicator Vanessa Pirotta, invited some of the brightest minds in Australia, to discuss the following topics:

  • Key attributes that help you excel in a STEM career
  • The potential of a STEM career
  • The value of staying agile when exploring career opportunities
  • The call for diversity in STEM
  • How to choose the right electives for your future career

Panel Members

  • Renee Wootton, Aerospace Engineer / Commercial Pilot / Strategy and Planning Manager for Western Sydney Airport
  • Brad Castlenuovo, Aquatic Ecologist at Sydney Water
  • Dr Rob Grenfell, Director of Health & Biosecurity at CSIRO

Host: Dr Vanessa Pirotta, Wildlife scientist, Science communicator and a Superstar of STEM

Recorded on Thursday 26th Aug, 2021.
Recording available here: https://webcast.csiro.au/#/webcasts/withstemyoucanstudents

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#WithSTEMYouCan Panel Discussion for students

Event daThursday 26 Aug 2021