Not Quite on the Water .. But Close Enough!

The fields of science and technology are undeniably dominated by men. However, the contributions of women in these areas has been overlooked and underestimated throughout history.

At the recent 2009 Women In Technology (WiT) Awards presentation, WiT President and i.lab CEO Anne-Marie Birkill delivered a keynote address in which she lauded the little-known achievements of female scientists and technologists, and called for greater acknowledgement and support for women today.

Click here to read an edited extract from Birkill’s speech on Australian Anthill.

Our Women, Our State Awards 2009

The Our Women, Our State Awards will recognise the achievements of Queensland girls and women in building brighter futures for other females in Queensland’s science, engineering and technology industries. (SET)

In celebration of Queensland’s 150th birthday, the awards also include a special Great Queensland Woman Award, which will recognise the significant efforts of one outstanding Queensland woman in achieving progress for women in the State of QLD.