The INSPIRING STEM Podcast guest for this episode is Kylie Walker, Chief Executive Officer for the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering, where she works with expert Fellows to lead crucial national conversations and strategies towards a thriving, healthy and connected Australia, supported by technology.
Kylie is also a visiting Fellow at the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science. She was Chair of the Australian National Commission for UNESCO and in 2019, she was named as one of the 100 Women of Influence listed by the Australian Financial Review, for her work on improving equity, diversity, and inclusion in STEM.
She also led the establishment of the Superstars of STEM program, championing Australian women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
We talk about global priorities, equity in STEM, Australian innovation, Traditional Knowledge and more.