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Industry mentoring is visionary leadersh...

Industry mentoring is visionary leadership in action

The Industry Mentoring Network in STEM (IMNIS) had a terrific morning celebrating visionary leadership in Perth on Tuesday, 7th August. With standing-room only, this event celebrated the close of the 2017 Energy-Minerals program in WA and the opening of the 2018 IMNIS Programs – including for the first time both the MedTech-Pharma and Energy-Minerals programs […]

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IMNIS Mentees engage with Ministers and ...

IMNIS Mentees engage with Ministers and leaders in the Resources sector

Six outstanding PhD students from the Energy-Minerals program with the Industry Mentoring Network in STEM (IMNIS) in Brisbane, QLD and Perth, WA were in Mackay on a beautiful balmy evening last week at the Queensland Mining Awards Gala dinner with METS Ignited and the National Energy Resources Australia (NERA). IMNIS Mentees Jomana Al-Nu’airat, Zakia Afroz,Sangita Bista (Murdoch […]

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My entrepreneurial journey: planned happ...

My entrepreneurial journey: planned happenstance

Never underestimate the power of chance! “Planned happenstance” is a career theory introduced in 1999 by Mitchell, Levin and Krumboltz, and it has dominated my career as a whole, including my entrepreneurial journey. I believe, many entrepreneurs are also where they are due to planned happenstance. By some estimates, entrepreneur ventures have a staggering 90% […]

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A lot can happen over a year – it’s enou

A lot can happen over a year – it’s enough time to learn who you are, and it’s enough time to completely change the direction of your life

I had no idea what to expect before my first meeting with Dr Anna Lavelle. I did my homework: “in 2015 Scientific American Worldview: A Global Biotechnology Perspective named AusBiotech’s CEO Dr Anna Lavelle among the 100 most influential people in global life sciences” – so why on Earth would she be putting in time and […]

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There was a full house for the official National Launch of the Industry Mentoring Network in STEM (IMNIS) at KPMG in Melbourne last month. IMNIS is a prestigious flagship initiative of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) that partners PhD students in STEM with an influential, high profile industry leader to prepare them […]

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