Dr Morley Muse

Superstars of STEM Mentor

Co-founder, iSTEM Co. and DEIR. Board Director, Women in STEMM Australia. Winner, Emerging Leader in STEM for the 2022 Women’s Agenda awards.

Dr Morley Muse is a Chemical, Environmental and Renewable Energy Engineer with expertise in wastewater treatment. She has worked across academia, government, and industry including in consulting and construction.

Among her various work and accolades are: being a board director with Women in STEMM Australia, was appointed as an ambassador for CSIRO's Innovation Catalyst Global, and is an Advisory Group Member of the Elevate: Boosting Women in STEM Program with the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering. Dr Muse has recently been appointed as a RISE Expert panel member with Diversity Council Australia (DCA), Settlement Services International (SSI) and Chief Executive Women (CEW).

She was also awarded the winner of the 2022 Women’s Agenda awards for the Emerging Leader in STEM category. In addition, she was named a finalist for the 2022 Victoria University Alumni awards under the ’Rising Star category’.

As the co-founder of iSTEM Co, a research, consulting, and talent sourcing business that enables employment for women in STEM, Morley continues to encourage women, including women of colour and women from CALD backgrounds to further their careers in STEM. iSTEM Co. was nominated as a finalist for the 2022 Women in Digital awards and was a Merit award winner at the 2023 Tech Diversity awards for business category. This year, the iSTEM Group launched DEIR, a recruit-tech platform that eliminates recruitment bias for women in STEM. DEIR has also received recognition in STEM and won the Lift women social impact award.