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Dr Marguerite Evans-Galea

Executive Director, Industry Mentoring Network in STEM, ATSE; Co-founder and CEO, Women in STEMM Australia
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About Dr Marguerite Evans-Galea

Dr Marguerite Evans-Galea is Executive Director of the Industry Mentoring Network in STEM with the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering. She has over 15 years of experience leading translational medical research programs in the United States and Australia, and her work has been internationally recognised with numerous awards. Strongly committed to empowering early career researchers, Marguerite mentors students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty, and has developed graduate mentoring programs in the US. She was the founding Chair of the Early- and Mid-Career Researcher Forum with the Australian Academy of Science, and is currently a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity Expert Advisory Group, Chair of the Australian Science and Innovation Forum, and Co-Founder and CEO of Women in STEMM Australia. A strong advocate for science and innovation, Marguerite communicates regularly via social and national media, and in 2013 won an Australian Leadership Award.

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