46 min

Celeste Carnegie – Blak women taking up space in STEM Rich Blak Women

    • Society & Culture

Celeste is a Birri Gubba Juru, South Sea Islander woman and the Manager of Community
Programs & Engagement at Indigitek, a not-for-profit organisation that aims
to increase the participation and success of First Nations people in the tech
industry.

Celeste has over ten years of experience engaging successfully with Aboriginal and
Torres Strait Islander communities and is passionate about digital inclusion
and empowering young people to achieve their goals in technology and beyond.

In this episode we yarn about blak women in STEM, taking up space, getting a
trusted accountant, aligning your passion with purpose, and why practising
financial self-care is so important.

Thank you so much for being part of the Rich Blak Women community and I hope you enjoy this episode, be sure to follow us on Instagram @richblakwomen to keep up to date with our other events, money affirmations, and the launch of season three.

Rich Blak Women is a podcast from national Indigenous not-for-profit First Nations
Foundation, following stories of culture, strength, challenge, and resilience
from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women – rich in culture, value, and
mindset.

Conversations aim to deepen awareness about the unique economic inequities’ First Nations
women face, investigate success and connection to culture, empower financial
wellbeing through shared experiences and learnings, and build community and
allies.

The First Nations line-up of guests in the new season include Guyala Bayles (model,
actor, activist), Gill Mailman (telecommunications leader), Senator Dorinda Cox
(WA Greens), Marcella Ketchell (GBH Torres Strait Sea & Land Council),
Shantelle Thompson OAM (Kiilalaana Foundation founder and Jiu Jitsu world
champion), Shanell Dargan (boxer and singer), Donnell Wallam (Australian
netballer), Celeste Carnegie, (Community Programs & Engagement at
Indigitek), and Nornie Bero (Mabu Mabu restaurant owner).

Host, Larisha Jerome, is a proud Jarowair, Wakka Wakka & Wulli Wulli woman who
grew up on Darug Country in Western Sydney and has an extensive background in
banking, women’s health, government, and community services. She leads the
Foundation’s Women’s Financial Wellness work addressing the economic injustice
First Nations people face and empowering women to achieve full financial
wellness and independence.

Rich Blak Women will be available on most podcast platforms and can be streamed from
First Nations Foundation directly. For more information, please visit tomorrowmoney.co/women/rbw

For more information on the Foundation’s Women’s Financial Wellness initiative,
please visit firstnationsfoundation.org.au/indigenous-womens-financial-wellness

Celeste is a Birri Gubba Juru, South Sea Islander woman and the Manager of Community
Programs & Engagement at Indigitek, a not-for-profit organisation that aims
to increase the participation and success of First Nations people in the tech
industry.

Celeste has over ten years of experience engaging successfully with Aboriginal and
Torres Strait Islander communities and is passionate about digital inclusion
and empowering young people to achieve their goals in technology and beyond.

In this episode we yarn about blak women in STEM, taking up space, getting a
trusted accountant, aligning your passion with purpose, and why practising
financial self-care is so important.

Thank you so much for being part of the Rich Blak Women community and I hope you enjoy this episode, be sure to follow us on Instagram @richblakwomen to keep up to date with our other events, money affirmations, and the launch of season three.

Rich Blak Women is a podcast from national Indigenous not-for-profit First Nations
Foundation, following stories of culture, strength, challenge, and resilience
from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women – rich in culture, value, and
mindset.

Conversations aim to deepen awareness about the unique economic inequities’ First Nations
women face, investigate success and connection to culture, empower financial
wellbeing through shared experiences and learnings, and build community and
allies.

The First Nations line-up of guests in the new season include Guyala Bayles (model,
actor, activist), Gill Mailman (telecommunications leader), Senator Dorinda Cox
(WA Greens), Marcella Ketchell (GBH Torres Strait Sea & Land Council),
Shantelle Thompson OAM (Kiilalaana Foundation founder and Jiu Jitsu world
champion), Shanell Dargan (boxer and singer), Donnell Wallam (Australian
netballer), Celeste Carnegie, (Community Programs & Engagement at
Indigitek), and Nornie Bero (Mabu Mabu restaurant owner).

Host, Larisha Jerome, is a proud Jarowair, Wakka Wakka & Wulli Wulli woman who
grew up on Darug Country in Western Sydney and has an extensive background in
banking, women’s health, government, and community services. She leads the
Foundation’s Women’s Financial Wellness work addressing the economic injustice
First Nations people face and empowering women to achieve full financial
wellness and independence.

Rich Blak Women will be available on most podcast platforms and can be streamed from
First Nations Foundation directly. For more information, please visit tomorrowmoney.co/women/rbw

For more information on the Foundation’s Women’s Financial Wellness initiative,
please visit firstnationsfoundation.org.au/indigenous-womens-financial-wellness

46 min

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