To mark 2020 International Women’s Day (#EachforEqual), NCWQ is profiling an impressive women each day in and around the 8th March. These featured young women are past NCWQ Bursary Recipients, and have demonstrated incredible leadership, success, community service, intelligence and commitment to their personal and professional passions. In today’s feature, past bursary recipient Beth Madsen shares her thoughts.

To learn more about the bursary program, keep an eye on our website in the coming month. 

1. What were the benefits to you in being a 2019 NCWQ bursary recipient?

The bursary allowed me to purchase a new computer, improving my ability to complete my study. The bursary also helped contribute to fees to attend a conference, further helping clarify my research intentions. 

2. What are your goals for this year?

In 2020, I am aiming to present my findings at 2 conferences, and continue with my research. 

3. What is your personal mantra or self-talk that you use to keep yourself on track in pursuing your aspirations?

I set myself small, attainable goals for each day, each week and each month. This keeps me accountable and motivated. 

4. Who have been your most significant female role models?

My Mum and Dr Anita Heiss!

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