The Industry Mentoring Network in STEM (IMNIS) has evolved from a small-scale pilot into a prestigious national initiative involving more than 600 participants – with over 300 motivated PhD students from Australia’s leading universities matched with over 300 senior-level industry leaders in a one year industry mentoring partnership.

The 2019-2020 IMNIS programs includes a total of 321 mentoring partnerships. The mentee and mentor cohorts are balanced with 58% of mentees identifying as female and 42% identifying as male. In the mentor cohort, 46% identify as female and 54% as male.