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

  • Lisa Kearney

    I think it’s important to let girls know that there are many ways to pursue your STEM passions, and that even with life’s obstacles, if you keep trying you can find your own path into a STEM career.

    Lisa Kearney — Lisa Kearney
  • 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
  • Adriana Zaja


    Adriana Zaja — 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


8 July - 13 July 2024

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.