Woman in Innovation: Ingrid McCarthy
"We can’t keep doing things the same way and expect different results."

Each Wednesday we interview women in our community about innovation and what drives them to make a difference in their industries everyday!

Why is innovation important to you? 
Innovation is important to me because we can’t keep doing things (eg: science, education) the same way and expect different results. The world is complex, our problems are complex, so we need innovative solutions.

What drives you to make a difference? 
Communicating complex ideas in an accessible way, inspiring people, and fundamentally making the world a better place (via the wonders of science).

Do you have any advice for getting more women into the innovation ecosystem? 
We need more female role models and a range of businesses – there is still a misconception that the CBR Innovation Networks is for tech geek males! I think some support for more family friendly events (eg: childcare) would be helpful too.

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