[ASC-list] Science and Art: Fascinating women who 'bridge the gap’ (events)

Claire Harris claire at innovatecommunicate.com
Wed Aug 12 23:21:49 UTC 2020


Five incredible women, two webinars, oodles of activities/resources and one
competition...

That's what's on for *Canberra Women of Science of Art *
All the details: https://bit.ly/CbrWomSciArt-ASC

These interesting people are anything but ‘boring scientists’ or ‘wacky
artists’. They have written books with environmental messages; invented a
robot-delivered school experience for sick kids; created
education-technology to tell ancient, indigenous Australian stories; taught
children how to observe, draw (and be curious about) nature; led grassroots
action on sustainability and climate change…

*Two webinars*
Saturday 15 Aug, 11am with a focus on families (but open to all) - direct
link to register
<https://events.humanitix.com/canberra-women-of-science-and-art-saturday>
Monday 17 Aug, 7:30pm with a focus on teens (but open to all) - direct link
to register
<https://events.humanitix.com/canberra-women-of-science-and-art-monday>

The women featured are:


   - Nicole Godwin; author and Founder of Tusk Books (Saturday session)
   - Megan Gilmour; social innovator and Co-Founder and CEO of Art of
   Agency, Robots4Good and Missing School (Saturday session)
   - Julia Landford; botanical artist, environmental educator and Founding
   Director of the NatureArt Lab, the only environmental arts education
   centre of its kind in Australia (Saturday session)
   - Mikaela Jade; Indigenous entrepreneur, Founder and CEO of Indigital,
   which offers digital skills programs for First Peoples to leapfrog into
   the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Monday session)
   - Maddie Diamond; social and environmental activist, Executive Officer
   of SEE-Change, and Founder of Trash Gather, a youth-led volunteer group
   that organises rubbish clean ups around Canberra (Monday session).

They will talk about their passions and how they've navigated their diverse
careers including when faced with challenges and uncertainty. They will
also be facilitating hands-on activities. If you can't make the webinars,
don't worry, they'll be recorded.

*Competition: 'artistic interpretations'*

Everyone can get involved. Read more about the competition
<https://www.innovatecommunicate.com/national-science-week-2020/competition-cbrwomensciart/>
and
get your entry in by 23 Aug 8pm.


*Last bits*

Check out and download the Activity and Resources Kit
<https://www.innovatecommunicate.com/national-science-week-2020/cbrwomensciart-free-resources/>
.


Follow on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CbrWomenSciArt/

Brought to you by Claire Harris and Renee Arringer. With thanks to Jessica
Riese and Rob Thomas.

Supported by The ACT National Science Week Committee
Supporting partners: Libraries ACT, Careers with STEM, Vinnies.

Claire Harris
Business founder & marketing-communication consultant | Cowork Coplay
<http://www.coworkcoplay.space> founder | Canberra Changemakers
<http://www.canberrachangemakers.space> | Writer

W: innovatecommunicate.com <http://www.innovatecommunicate.com> Helping
innovators achieve impact
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Twitter: Claireharrisoz <https://twitter.com/claireharrisoz>
Canberra, Australia
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