Professor Jenny Martin is an NHMRC Research Fellow at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience at the University of Queensland, and served on the SAGE Steering Committee from 2014 to Dec 2015. She has stepped down from this role as she prepares to begin her role as Director of the Eskitis Drug Discovery Institute at Griffith University in Brisbane in March 2016.
SAGE extends our heartfelt thanks to Jenny for her contribution to the SAGE Steering Committee. Jenny is a true champion of gender equity. Read more
Professor Nalini Joshi, FAA FRSN, co-Chair of the SAGE Steering Committee, Academy Council member and Georgina Sweet Australian Laureate Fellow.
In this interview with Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE), Professor Nalini Joshi, Co-Chair of SAGE, talks about the potential of the SAGE Pilot to help change the culture that currently leads to poor retention of women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM). Nalini says:
The mechanism of SAGE is primarily to initiate local reflection and from the results of the local reflection, create action that will actually change the situation there.