In this week’s episode, Josh is talking to Luisa who is a double Finalist in the 2020 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards for South Australia.
Luisa Maria Panuccio, 24 is a Project Manager for major infrastructure projects in South Australia and uses her position to be a role model for young girls looking to pursue a career in STEM. In 2019, Luisa received the National Association of Women in Construction Graduate of the Year Award for her role in managing a complex program of works involving the construction of 20 civil projects across the Adelaide metropolitan area.
As an Ambassador for Engineers Without Borders Australia, Google and Children’s University Australia, Luisa speaks regularly at schools, careers expos and industry events about her role as a STEM professional to address the negative stereotypes associated with STEM careers.
In this episode:
- Luisa talks about her struggles with being both young and female as an Engineer
- Hear how a video for her younger cousin created a viral YouTube channel
- Hear what it meant to be nominated and then be judged as a Finalist in two categories
Connect with Luisa on Instagram
Stem@Home on YouTube
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Transcript coming soon….