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Leading the way for female researchers

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Professor Sharon Lewin

Director - The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity
University of Melbourne and the Royal Melbourne Hospital

Professor Sharon Lewin is a clinician researcher working to find a cure for HIV. Having women in leadership roles is really important—it brings diversity to leadership teams for better outcomes, and encourages young women through aspiring role models.

‘The most successful people I’ve ever seen in science are usually people who love what they do—are passionate, curious and want to find the answer.’

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