Stemettes Podcast: Stemettes Say What?

Stemettes Say What?

The Stemettes Say What? podcast is for young women and non-binary people entering the world of STEM careers. We will be chatting to STEM role models about their experiences and picking their brains on ways we can all succeed as we progress in our careers.

This podcast is the latest intervention by Stemettes. Throughout the 12-part series, we will be discussing your experiences in STEM careers, the various routes into STEM and all the advice you wish you had known along the way.

Find Series 1 episodes below

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Ep. 1: What’s Happening Now?

Join Anne-Marie, Lauryn and our special guest Holly Boothroyd as we set the scene for the podcast and ask: What's the deal with the STEM gap?

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Ep. 2: What to expect as a graduate in the job market?

Join Anne-Marie, Lauryn and a special guest as we discuss early careers and what you can expect as a graduate.

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Ep. 3: What is life like in your early career stage (in Tech)?

Join Anne-Marie, Lauryn and special guest Kim Everett as we discuss how to turn your first job in tech into a fulfilling career.

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Ep. 4: What is the Gender Pay Gap and is it causing Salary Stigma?

Join Anne-Marie, Carla and a special guest as we discuss the gender pay gap and salary stigma.

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Ep. 5: What is the deal with academic careers?

Join Anne-Marie, Lauryn and special guest Johanna Vos and take a deep dive into life as an academic as well as finding out more about their research.

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Ep. 6: What are the challenges faced in entrepreneurship?

Join Anne-Marie, Carla and special guest Michelle Ovens as we dispel some of the misconceptions about entrepreneurship.

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Ep. 7: What is life like as a freelancer?

Join Anne-Marie, Lauryn and special guest Joss Tasker where we dive into freelancing and discuss its challenges and markers for success.

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Ep. 8: What is the importance of a career mentor?

Join Anne-Marie, Lauryn and special guest Manon Lagreve to get the lowdown on the importance of mentoring to advance your career.

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Ep. 9: What hobbies will enhance your career?

Join Anne-Marie, Carla and a special guest to discuss creative outlets and the possibility of turning your hobby into a career.

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Ep. 10: What made you choose to work abroad?

Join Anne-Marie, Carla and special guest Anisah-Osman Britton to discuss the moving parts of working abroad including benefits and drawbacks.

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Ep. 11: What Age Is Too Old For University?

Join Anne-Marie, Lauryn and a special guest to discuss if you are ever too old for university and the benefits of higher education.

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Ep. 12: What Next? Looking at 2 tech trends to watch out for

Join Anne-Marie, Carla and special guest Maria Than to discuss tech trends and its intersections with art and inclusivity.

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