Educator Betty Trummel from Homeward Bound 1 has travelled around the globe learning about and teaching environmental science, including several research trips to 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.
Homeward Bound science stream facilitator Professor Sharon Robinson from the Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health at the University of Wollongong (UOW) is a finalist in the 2021 Australian Museum Eureka Prize for leadership in innovation and science.
“If I reflect on my time with Homeward Bound, I think probably one of the biggest take homes for me was just this eye-opening exposure to some of the challenges that my female colleagues had faced throughout their careers.”
A report from The Asia Foundation shows how women’s STEM networks, such as Homeward Bound, play an important role in overcoming barriers and advancing opportunities for women and girls; for example, to create and sustain a space for sharing, support, and mentorship.