Curious Minds empowers girls who are passionate, high performers in Science,  Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) to explore their full potential, through a six-month hands-on extension and mentoring program.

Do you have a curious mind?

If you’re a girl in year 9 or 10 who is passionate about STEM subjects, or if you’re a female professional working in the STEM industry and would like to become a coach, then please express your interest using the buttons below.

Applications for the 2022-23 program are now closed, but we are taking EOIs for the 2023-24 program.

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Stories from alumni and coaches

  • Dr Soumi Paul Mukhopadhyay

    Time has changed and so thus have the career options! Fly high with your vivid imagination and rest assured we are all there to support you.

    Dr Soumi Paul Mukhopadhyay — Coach
  • Emily Braithwaite

    I chose mechanical engineering because I wanted to make a difference, specifically in terms of sustainability

    Emily Braithwaite — STEM Coach
  • Carla Donnelly

    My exposure to STEM was limited in my younger years through formal channels but I was obsessed with the internet and computing from a very early age.

    Carla Donnelly — STEM Coach

Next camps

Express interest for the 2023-2024 program.

Curious Minds West Camp

4–7 December 2022

Curious Minds West Camp


Curious Minds East Camp

11–14 December 2022

Curious Minds East Camp


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Coach a Curious Mind

If you’re a female professional working in the STEM industry and would like to mentor high-performing girls in years 9 and 10 to explore their potential in STEM studies and careers, we would love to hear from you.