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Homeward Bound announces scholarship opportunity for South Pacific woman in STEMM

Homeward Bound announces scholarship opportunity for South Pacific woman in STEMM

Homeward Bound today announced a new scholarship supported by BOC that will provide one woman with a background in STEMM the opportunity to participate in the ground-breaking Homeward Bound leadership initiative. The full scholarship is open to women across the South Pacific region including Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, New Zealand or Australia.

HB7 Spotlight: Susan McDonald

HB7 Spotlight: Susan McDonald

Susan McDonald is an Electrical and Mechanical Engineer with over 11 years of experience in designing and overseeing major engineering infrastructure programmes in the power, utilities and renewables sector. She is the Energy Transition Lead within Deloitte‚ Net Zero Transformation Strategy team and she’s also been awarded for her work in reimagining at-home COVID19 tests to make them more inclusive and accessible.

HB7 Spotlight: Linda Keyes

HB7 Spotlight: Linda Keyes

Women remain underrepresented in emergency medicine and in the niche fields of wilderness and high altitude medicine. We need women leaders as role models, and the women leaders we have need to actively raise up the next generation.

5 ways climate change boosts tsunami threat, from collapsing ice shelves to sea level rise

5 ways climate change boosts tsunami threat, from collapsing ice shelves to sea level rise

Most tsunamis are caused by earthquakes, but a significant percentage (about 15%) are caused by landslides or volcanoes. Some of these may be interlinked – for example, landslide tsunamis are often triggered by earthquakes or volcanic eruptions. But does climate change also play a role? #TeamHB6’s Jane Cunneen is a geologist specialising in plate tectonics, geophysics, earthquakes, tsunamis, and natural hazard mitigation.

Celebrating the “right kind” of leader

Celebrating the “right kind” of leader

Homeward Bound wellbeing faculty member Sandra Radovini’s promotion to Professor at The University of Melbourne is an event to be celebrated because it is rare to find women like Sandra, who don’t follow the prescribed academic path, elevated to these roles.

Why women in STEMM need a whole of life personal strategy

Why women in STEMM need a whole of life personal strategy

Putting together a leadership program for women in STEMM with the potential to ensure the sustainability of the planet is not a task for the faint hearted. Kit Jackson was on board the Homeward Bound “ship” from the start, identifying early on that these women needed more than business strategy tools to be effective leaders. They needed a Personal Strategy.