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Industry cadetships: a good but small step to tap the talents of women in STEM

Gorodenkoff/Shutterstock Pi-Shen Seet, Edith Cowan University and Janice Jones, Flinders University An overarching criticism of the recent federal budget is that it overlooked the workers hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic, namely women. However, the budget includes one promising, albeit small, initiative that focuses on this group. The government announced a cadetship program to help women to upskill in science, …

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