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STEM Canberra Forum: Future Indigenous leaders of tomorrow being inspired by Indigenous elders of today

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All Indigenous students aged 16-24 are encouraged to register now for a deadly online forum devoted to broadening their understanding of studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics in Australia.

Session one speakers

  • Julie Tongs OAM, CEO Winnunga Nimmityjah (Strong Health) Aboriginal
    Health and Community Services, National Centre for Excellence in Youth Mental
    Health, ANU Academics, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare;
  • Professor Michael Platow, Associate Director (Science Education), ANU Research
    School of Psychology;
  • Dr Stewart Sutherland, Chair Indigenous Health Framework, ANU Medical School, ANU Indigenous Health Stream;
  • Professor Lovett, Mayi Kuwayu: The National Study of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Wellbeing;
  • Misha Schubert CEO of Science & Technology Australia; and
  • Professor Chris Matthews, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mathematics Alliance Chair.

Session two speakers:

  • Professor Hugh R Taylor AC, ¬†Melbourne Laureate Professor Harold Mitchell of Indigenous Eye Health, University of Melbourne;
  • Dr Tanja Hirvonen, Clinical Psychologist/Australian Indigenous Psychology Association steering committee;
  • Karl Briscoe, Chief Executive Officer of the National Aboriginal and Torres
    Strait Islander Health Worker Association;
  • Winnifred Knight, medical student ANU and
  • Corey Tutt, Deadly Science founder.