Women in STEM

Let ’s Shine a Light on Women in STEM

10:00am - 11:00am / Wednesday 10th March 2021
Type: Lecture / Category: Department / Series: International Women's Day 2021
  • Admission: Free
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Please join the event organised by the School of Physical Sciences EDI Group to Celebrate International Women's Day 2021.

STEM disciplines are among the many areas where women’s potential is often still being “STEMmed”. In other words, women receive fewer opportunities both as students and in leadership positions, and hence the entire community loses out on this vast pool of talent. The problem is clear but the solutions are not trivial to find and implement. We will try to face some of the issues starting from the statistics published in “She Figures”. The story of some prominent women scientists from the past will be also highlighted as examples of discriminations.

Zoom link will be emailed to participants an hour before the event.