SMART Armour
by Candace Gish on January 16, 2020

Selected as the 2018 NSW Young Australian of the Year, Macinley Butson is a 19 year old inventor from the coastal city of Wollongong, NSW. 

Her science endeavours have seen her recognised with awards, while she continues to work with people speaking at events and inspiring all age groups. 

She still avidly pursues her projects, aiming to help society and improve outcomes in life for everyone in need. 

 As a child Macinley was very curious and creative. 

As she grew, so too did her passion for science and engineering. 

She began to undergo many science experiments which were the start of her inventing future. 

One of these saw the creation of the SMART Armour, a device for Radiotherapy Breast Cancer patients. 

It shields the breast which is not being treated from excess radiation which is received during external Radiotherapy.   






Meet The Author

Candace Gish

Candace Gish is a motivator and empowering change agent who understands the challenges women face while finding success in their everyday lives and businesses. She is an advocate for mentors and strong, supportive networks. Her four daughters and wonderful husband have inspired her to create a better world, thus the Divas That Care Network was born. Candace enjoys connecting with goal-oriented women and a commitment to make a difference. She believes in the power of women converging to implement change and has ensured that the purpose of Divas That Care movement quantifies just that.