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Promoting Women in STEM

When Dec 14, 2017
from 09:00 AM to 04:20 PM
Where Central Manchester
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This Forum examines the strategies necessary to increase the number of women working in the UK STEM sector. Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss effective initiatives and learn from best practice case studies that have been successful in diversifying the STEM workforce and helping to maximise the contribution of women to STEM.


This Forum is specifically designed for the Higher and Further Education Sectors and Schools, including Associate Deans and Professors, Athena Swan Advisors, Deans of Sciences, Project Coordinators and Managers, Student Recruitment Managers, Heads of Equality and Diversity, Faculty Leaders, Heads of Science and Department, Teachers, Science Lecturers, Outreach Managers, Research Fellows, Science Teachers and STEM Leads. This Forum is also open to the Private and Voluntary sectors to encourage discussion and networking.

Key Speakers Confirmed:
  • Helen Wollaston, Chief Executive, The WISE Campaign
  • Kirsten Bodley, Chief Executive, Women’s Engineering Society
  • Brenda Yearsley, (UK) School and Education Development Manager, Siemens
  • Nike Folayan, Chairperson, Association For Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers
  • Griselda Togobo, Founder and Managing Director, Forward Ladies
  • Cristina Data, Director of Spectrum Information and Analysis, Ofcom

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