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Rae Johnston

Superstars of STEM Mentor

A Wiradjuri woman born, raised and living on Darug and Gundungurra country, Rae Johnston is a multi-award-winning STEM journalist working across television, radio, and online. The first Science & Technology Editor for NITV at SBS, Rae is also the producer and host of top-rated tech podcast Queens of the Drone Age. Previously, Rae was the first female editor of Gizmodo Australia and the first Indigenous editor of Junkee.

Rae is currently serving as Governor in Council for Swinburne University of Technology, a director on the board of the Telstra Foundation, and an External Assessor with Screen Australia and Film Victoria, helping to fund independent video game development.