Rio Tinto has backed the Western Australian Government’s launch of its first ever five-pillar approach to enhancing science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) capabilities throughout the state.
The $3.3 million strategy was an election commitment for the McGowan Government in addressing the ‘current lack of diversity’ in STEM education and careers. The STEM strategy was launched at Rio Tinto’s Perth operations centre.
The company is committed to promoting STEM disciplines to its workforce and the community and has put in place a range of programmes and initiatives aligned with the Government’s approach.
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