Curious Minds empowers girls who are passionate, high performers in Science,  Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) to explore their full potential, through a eight-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 express your interest using the buttons below.

Applications are now closed for the 2023-24 program. All applications received will be considered for the 2024-25 program.

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Stories from alumni and coaches

  • Associate Professor Deanne Hryciw

    Coach

    Associate Professor Deanne Hryciw — Coach
  • Dr Michaela Froehlich

    It might not always be easy, but a certain degree of challenge is good to keep you going.

    Dr Michaela Froehlich — Coach
  • Clare Kenyon

    You do not have to conform to the white lab coat stereotypes that we so often think of when we imagine women in science. Wear the lipstick, play sport – do whatever other things make you happy.

    Clare Kenyon — Coach

Next camps

Camp dates for the 2023-24 program

Curious Minds Summer Camp – Virtual

Curious Minds Summer Camp – Virtual

4 December – 8 December 2023

(Australia Wide)

Curious Minds Winter Camps

Curious Minds Winter Camps

1 July – 6 July 2024

Curious Minds West Camp

(SA, WA, NT, QLD)

8 July - 13 July 2024

Curious Minds East Camp

(ACT, NSW, VIC, TAS)

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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.