Inspire the next
generation of spatial experts
Can you help us to elevate the skills and aspirations of the future workforce?
of children draw a man when asked to imagine a scientist
of university and VET STEM
graduates are female
of STEM jobs are
filled by females
We partner with surveying and geospatial companies to improve these statistics
She Maps is a proud Australian Social Enterprise with an international footprint. We connect and collaborate with schools, academia, and industry to teach powerful, real world learning in the classroom with modern STEM technologies. We focus on the surveying and geospatial industry as we believe that spatial skills will underpin the growth of companies and our communities in a data analytics hungry fifth industrial revolution.
As a certified Social Enterprise, we are deeply invested in eliminating bias and embracing diversity. We do this by building teacher and student capabilities and confidence with STEM, as well as engaging, educating, and empowering diverse and underrepresented sectors of our community.
Why Partner with She Maps?
We understand teachers
Our programs are designed by qualified educators, led by Dr Karen Joyce who has 20+ years' experience as a geospatial scientist and educator, and Paul Mead who has 20+ year leading and training teams, and teaching youth.
Our impact scales through partnership
We are a certified Social Enterprise, and only work with partners who are committed to supporting our Cultural Heart.
We Show It, So Students can Imagine Being It
We show a diversity of role models in our community who are using STEM.
Everything we do has a purpose
We link learning with the real world through the programs and resources we design.
Partnering for Purpose
We work in collaboration with our partners to create impact for students, teachers, and communities
Contribute as a guest speaker
We are looking for industry and / or university professionals around Australia to speak with teachers directly during one of our teacher professional learning workshops. Topics may cover career opportunities of the geospatial industry, future skill demands and global applications of drone tech and geospatial information systems. If you:
- are working with drone and / or GIS capabilities
- have the ability to bring the technology to the presentation
- can commit an hour or two to visit and talk to teachers in-person, about your area of expertise
- ideally demonstrate gender or cultural diversity,
we would like to hear from you. View our workshop dates and locations here. Guest speaker sessions take place from 11.15am until 1pm on any given workshop day (ideally). Express your interest below.
Provide case studies & data
We are always looking for case studies and real world stories to incorporate into our teaching resources. If you have an interesting project that you or your organisation has worked on, and the data is publicly available, then our teachers and students would love them
Join our career poster series
We would love to feature any outstanding drone or geospatial experts in our series of career posters, used to inspire students to pursue a geospatial career.
We’re particularly interested in career stories from women, culturally diverse backgrounds and representatives from the LGBTQI communities.
Gift a book set &
Pippa and Dronie is a beautifully illustrated book for young readers aged 5 to 9, celebrating diversity in STEM.
The book features six real women doing amazing work with drones. It’s guaranteed to capture the attention of students as they learn how these amazing role models use drones to take photographs, gather data and solve some of the world challenges.
Book set includes: Illustrated books, lesson plans, block coding app, web-based game, image mat, Dronie plushie, and free printables.
We're here to help...let's talk!
Schedule a meeting with She Maps at a time that is convenient for you.
Major Partners help us undertake large projects and bridge the gap between education, industry, and government.
Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI)
Bennett and Bennett
Australia-ASEAN Council, DFAT
Commonwealth Government of Australia
Our Competition Sponsors sponsor our Map My School Competition to provide prizes to our winning schools.
Industry Curriculum Partners
We bring real world learning to the classroom, through the knowledge and experience of our Industry Curriculum Partners
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