This is the transcript of Dr Jane Latimer’s speech which was originally delivered at the IMNIS NSW 2018 Launch on the 25th of July. Thank you Maggie. It’s an absolute pleasure to be here and to deliver this morning’s address. Thank you for your generous introduction. Let me begin by acknowledging that we meet on […]
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 […]
IMNIS Mentees engage with Ministers and leaders in the ...
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 […]
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% […]