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Heather Catchpole

Head of Content & Co-founder, Refraction Media

Sydney

A dynamic and passionate advocate for science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), Heather co-founded STEM-specialist media company Refraction Media in 2013 with a view to creating a smarter future - one in which everyone has access to the skills they need to make a better planet. Heather worked for over a decade as a science news journalist and producer at the ABC and CSIRO before becoming deputy editor and then managing editor of science magazine, Cosmos, where she was runner up best Editor (circ, >25,000) in 2012 and key to the creation of Cosmos’ award-winning app, listed by Apple as ‘best of’ for 2012. Heather is a regular speaker and guest on ABC radio, and as Refraction Media’s head of content, works with an awesome team of writers, designers and developers and with partners across the globe to develop digital products, VR stories and amazing magazines to tell stories of people who love what they do, and want to share their inspiring stories with the next generation.

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Careers with Maths and Data

Careers with Maths and Data

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