Medical Research Scientist, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute
South Australia, Australia
Dr Karen Hawke is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute. She is a medical scientist who works in the area of molecular epidemiology and phylogenetic analysis of infectious diseases, predominantly HIV. She is also a passionate advocate for gender equity across the STEMM sector, including in leadership. Karen believes Homeward Bound is a unique opportunity to take a collective, global stance on this important issue, and also to hone and shape leadership abilities as female scientists and role models for others.