Dr Nicole Archard discusses girls and STEM on ABC Radio

25 May 2016

Listen to Real Girls Real Women conference presenters Dr Nicole Archard, Lara Silkoff and Kim Adams discussing the importance of educating girls in girls’ schools with Kelly Higgins-Devine on ABC Radio on May 24

Dr Archard, Dean of Academic Studies at Wenona girls’ school in Sydney, talks about her work in the area of girls’ participation in STEM subjects and the evidence that girls are more likely to take STEM in girls’ schools. She outlines the need to develop and empower girls for success in areas when women have lower levels of participation, such as STEM and leadership.

Lara Silkoff, School Psychologist at Mentone Girls’ Grammar School in Melbourne, talks about a program implemented at Mentone Girls’ Grammar focusing on wellbeing. Kim Adams talks about empowering young women to confidently be themselves.

Click here to listen to a podcast of the ABC Radio interview.

Note: Dr Archard’s interview commences at 6:55 mins, Lara Silkoff’s interview commences at 30:39 mins and Kim Adams’ interview commences at 43:00 mins