Getting more regional and remote mob into STEM and keeping them there .. aerospace systems engineer Taylah Griffin shares her thoughts during National Science Week.

Students using a 3D printer and a laptop, they are printing plastic prototypes

The first Indigenous person to graduate with an Honours degree in Electrical and Aerospace Engineering, Gangalu woman Taylah Griffin shares her journey from regional QLD to Boeing Defence Australia.

Taylah Griffin

“STEM jobs – and what that even means – it can be difficult to see that in rural and remote communities.”

With fewer than one per cent of tertiary STEM students Indigenous — Taylah sees this as a big problem considering the importance STEM will play in the workforce of the future.