Her Story: Inspiring Women in Science


16 November 2018–15 November 2019

10am - 5pm daily
Main Foyer



Women have made significant contributions to science throughout history. Her Story: Inspiring Women in Science celebrates four amazing women who are blazing their own trails and encouraging others to follow in their footsteps. By sharing their stories, these role models inspire the next generation of young women to follow their dreams and careers in science and humanities.

The fourth subject in this four part series is Rebecca Richards. Rebecca is an Adnyamathanha and Barngarla Aboriginal woman from the Northern Flinders Ranges. She is studying a PhD in Anthropology at The University of Adelaide and recently completed a Master of Philosophy in Material Anthropology and Museum Ethnography at the University of Oxford. To learn more about Rebecca's story, visit the Museum from 10am - 5pm daily.


The series began with: 

Dr Cath Kemper
16 November - 11 February

Prof. Tanya Monro
15 February - 13 May

Dr Hannah Brown
17 May - 12 August


This series is made possible with support from
The Hon Dr Diana Laidlaw AM.

Production Partner
Randy Larcombe film + stills.   

Kemper Edit Teaser from South Australian Museum on Vimeo.