Back to All Events

Project XX

  • Cicada Innovations 4 Cornwallis Street Eveleigh, NSW 2015 Australia (map)


Cicada Innovations is excited to host Project XX: Women in STEM.
Project XX is an educational event and workshop targeting women studying STEM at the University and allowing them to explore career paths within STEM outside of academia. The workshop will be partly led by female entrepreneurs from Cicada Innovations' deep technology startups, sharing their expertise and experiences while increasing awareness of the range of opportunities for women arising from STEM education.
Following the workshop the attendees are invited to stay and network with inspirational women in STEM


  • Encourage female undergrad, post grad and PhD students to pursue a career in STEM

  • Inspire women to found their own tech startups or to work in a tech startup or scale-up by tapping into Cicada Innovations’ community of female deep tech entrepreneurs

  • Increase awareness of the range of opportunities for women arising from STEM education

  • Provide female university students with options to consider an alternate career pathway with advanced technology startups

  • Provide women with a network of other like-minded women in STEM


Project XX is a half-day informative and interactive course taking place on developed and facilitated by Cicada Innovations’ female business advisors.

Women entrepreneurs from our deep technology startups will also assist in the delivery of this workshop, sharing their expertise, experiences and inspirational stories. Women led session for women!

Following the workshop, we will invite attendees to stay for drinks, nibbles and networking with the other aspiring women entrepreneurs, women studying STEM subjects, other deep technology enthusiasts and the workshop facilitators

Earlier Event: 23 August
Cicada GrowLab Demo Day
Later Event: 6 September
Emerge 2018 - STEM Careers Expo