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New cyber security initiative targets Central West girls

Government and education authorities have been trying to convince students, particularly girls, of the benefits of a science, maths or technology career for years. Cyber security is one discipline that has fallen behind significantly, with female participation at all time lows.

Now, a new program targeted specifically at young women, will work with industry leaders to encourage girls to consider the benefits of working in this growing field.

Lauren Forbes has the story.

 

 

Produced by Lauren Forbes, Meg Van Lohuizen, Mollie Gorman and Mitch Greenwood.

 

 

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