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Introducing WREN – Connecting women engineers in Brazil and Australia

Category In the Press

Five of the founders of the WREN from the University of Wollongong: pictured left to right: Dr Apsara Jayasekara, Dr Mainã Portella Garcia, Dr Marcella Bernardo Papini, Dr Emily Yap, Ms Grace KennedyPhotograph by Paul Jones.

By Dr Peggy Schoenherr

“We want to make WREN an environment to support women to be more involved in attaining grants, advancing their careers and having their voices heard by sharing ideas and knowledge.”

Ms Grace Kennedy

Dr Schoenherr, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, sat down with three of the founding members of the WREN to learn more about the network and what they’re doing to ensure more women thrive throughout their engineering careers.

The original article was published in the UNSW Women in Maths and Science Champions Program Blog.