Heather Catchpole

Heather is the guest speaker for the ANU Colleges of Science graduation ceremony at 2pm on Thursday, 18 July
11 July 2019

Heather co-founded STEM-specialist media company Refraction Media in 2013 with a view to creating a smarter future - one in which everyone has access to the skills they need to make a better planet. Heather previously worked for over a decade as an editor, science news journalist and producer at the ABC, Cosmos and CSIRO. Refraction Media have distributed over 1.5 million magazines to students across the USA, Australia and New Zealand through the Careers with STEM brand. In 2018 the company was highly commended as Publish Australia's best small publisher and was twice shortlisted best startup in the Telstra Business Awards.