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    Franklin Women is now receiving increased media exposure. We will post any media of interest here.

Franklin Women in the news

Australia’s Science Channel covered the 2017 Prime Minister’s Prize for Science, live streaming the entire event. You can catch it here (our Founder Melina chats to them about the importance of recognising Australia’s female scientists in Part 2).

The launch of the inaugural Franklin Women Mentoring Program was covered in a number of articles by leading health research organisations across Sydney including the University of Sydney, the George Institute for Global Health, the Garvan Institute, the Black Dog Institute, the University of Technology Sydney, Centenary Institute and the University of New South Wales.

Franklin Women founder Melina chairs the panel discussion at the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute International Women’s Day Lunch with Dame Bridget Ogilvie.

Franklin Women founder Melina wrote for Science Meets Business on starting Franklin Women and the value of professional networking groups.

Franklin Women founder Melina and our 2016 Round 1 Carer’s Scholarship recipient were interviewed by the University of Sydney on the award and how it is helping women in the field.

Franklin Women founder Melina was interviewed by Janelle Braithwaite for Lateral Magazine on the Value of a Phd outside academia.

Franklin Women founder Melina was awarded the Women in Technology Rising Star Award for her contribution to immunisation policy in Australia and social entrepreneurship in the health science field.

Franklin Women founder Melina spoke with Steve Austin on 612 ABC Brisbane morning radio following the announcement of the inaugural Franklin Women Carers Travel Scholarship recipient and how the award came about.

Franklin Women and some of our talented members were featured in an article in Lab + Life SCIENTIST magazine on empowering women to stay in science.

Franklin Women founder Melina spoke to Nicky Phillips from the Sydney Morning Herald following the announcement of the new NHMRC Gender Equity Policy.

Franklin Women founder Melina joined in the NatureJobs campaign to promote health science careers outside of academia.

Franklin Women founder Melina joined Natasha Mitchell on ABC Radio National Life Matters to talk about the challenges facing early and mid-career researchers

Media releases

Inaugural Franklin Women Mentoring Program launch – 22nd June 2017

For any media enquiries please contact:

Dr Melina Georgousakis via melina@franklinwomen.com.au 


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