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Over 65% of women in industry have never had a formal mentor. We're going to change that at a grassroots level with our students."

Linda Taylor
Pro Vice-Chancellor (International)

Program details

Industry experts will provide on-demand expertise via the TEX platform to support female students and researchers with on-demand mentoring.

Key dates




Participant onboard session

Brief introduction and key members onboarding




Program launch

Launching the program with a webinar




Mentoring starts

Program kickoff with students booking the mentors




Phase 1 concludes

Final day of mentoring sessions and program review

Who is this program for?
  • Female Postgraduate Students
  • Female Higher Degree Research (HDR) Students
  • Female Early Career Researchers (ECR)
What's in it for me?
  • Build your network with other great female leaders
  • Get insights regarding moving from University to Industry
  • Learn new skills to help better prepare for interviews etc
  • Understand more about the hiring process in big tech companies
  • Build your brand – showcase some of your own achievements!
Mentors click here
How can industry help?

The industry experts in this program have many years of understanding on making a transition from a successful student to a successful employee.

Industry experts maybe from job areas such as Engineering, Human Resources, Sales, Management, Support, Marketing, giving students a wealth of talent to tap into.

Students are encouraged to highlight their primary question(s) as part of the booking process, to make the most of the time.

For example;  

"I’ve started to apply for jobs in high tech – would love to get your insights as to what I should look for in a new company"

"Would love your insights into skills you weren’t taught at university that have helped you on your career journey"  

"I’m a researcher in xxx, would love to connect with someone in my field to understand roles aligned to that area of focus"

Connect with the industry talent

World class developers from leading Australian companies - meet them below;

meet Luke

Since 2011 I have enjoyed building applications that are used by millions of people world wide whilst ensuring the end experience is incredible and familiar to the user.

how I can help...

iOS Human Interface Guidelines

view my profile

meet Daniel

Hi I'm Daniel and I'm a senior iOS Engineer. I grew up in a small town in Kentucky, US and moved to Australia in 2017. I love learning anything related to technology such as mobile, game, deep learning, etc.

how I can help...

Universal Platform Support

view my profile

meet Richie

Hi, my name is Richie and I a senior iOS engineer. I grew up in Melbourne.

how I can help...


view my profile

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Register your interest

Please register here to join this program - you will receive an email with details on next steps.

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For more information on the Industry Connect Program contact
j.Ginige [at] westernsydney.edu.au