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HB8 Spotlight: Emma J King

HB8 Spotlight: Emma J King

Meet Dr Emma J King from Homeward Bound 8: a neurodivergent science communicator, space enthusiast and entrepreneur with a background in physics and a passion for wildlife and conservation. Dr King was one of the top 2% of candidates in the 2021 European Space Agency astronaut selection process.

STEMM still a challenging place for women, say leaders

STEMM still a challenging place for women, say leaders

Four Homeward Bound 1 alumnae: environmental scientist Dr Anne Christianson, malariologist Dr Sarah Charnaud, sustainable buildings advocate Dr Samantha Hall and sociologist Professor Meredith Nash are featured in The Leadership Professional Development Videos launched today in partnership with The Leadership Film and Homeward Bound. The four case studies have been developed for use by professional facilitators, corporate trainers, educators and government managers to create awareness of systemic gender inequality, illustrate the significant personal impact of issues such as harrassment, imposter syndrome and the gender pay gap on women in STEMM and the wider female workforce, and motivate real and lasting change in the workplace.

I was a Meteorologist in Antarctica

I was a Meteorologist in Antarctica

Louise Carroll from #TeamHB7 has been a meteorologist at Davis, Casey and Macquarie Island and is planning to return for her fifth expedition this summer. The meteorologist at the Bureau of Meteorology in Canberra explains what drew her to the field of meteorology, and why she keeps returning to Antarctica.