Women's History Month 2022

Discover events held by the University on International Women's Day and throughout Women's History Month. Access interesting past events, podcasts, blogs and news articles related to gender equality.

Message from the VC

Watch this short video where Prof Dame Janet Beer invites you to engage with International Women's Day.

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From the Archive

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Let ’s Shine a Light on Women in STEM

University log in details required. STEM disciplines are among the many areas where women’s potential is often still being “STEMmed”. We explore some of the issues starting from the statistics published in “She Figures” and share the stories of some prominent women scientists.

Women In Football Panel Event (9/3/2021)

Panel discussion featuring Prof Laura McAllister (Women's Football Committee UEFA), Lisa Fallon (Head Coach, Galway United FC), Jade Morgan (General Manager Leicester City FC Women), Faye Carruthers (TalkSport), and Prof Sue Bridgewater (University of Liverpool).

Concert featuring Equilibrium

Equilibrium is an ensemble dedicated to performing works by women composers in an attempt to redress the gender imbalance in the programming of classical music concerts.

A Women's History of the Beatles

Dr Christine Feldman-Barrett, author of A Women’s History of the Beatles, in conversation with Dr Holly Tessler, Lecturer and Beatles expert, explore how the iconic Liverpool band have shaped, and have been shaped by, the women in their lives.

From the Archive: Podcasts from The Academy

Holly Ridings, Chief Flight Director of NASA, discusses her career, the challenges and opportunities from a woman's perspective, and the importance of mentors and role models.

Dr Mandisa Greene: Reflections on becoming a vet, becoming President of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, and on racism and anti-racism within the veterinary profession.

Dr Jess Wade (Imperial) a postdoc in plastic electronics, talks about her passion for raising awareness of the work and contribution of female scientists who can be overlooked.

Kim Johnson MP: Reflections on becoming a Member of Parliament, on being Liverpool's first Black MP, on the Capital of Culture, Politics, and BHM.

Councillor Anna Rothery: Reflections on being a Black Liverpudlian, on being the first Black Lord Mayor of Liverpool, on racism and anti-racism in Liverpool.

Angela Saini is an award-winning science journalist, author and broadcaster. We discuss Angela’s most recent book, Superior, which explores the existence of racism in science.

Sarah Waite, psychologist, coach and founder of SeingCo. discusses the importance of finding time for taking care of our personal wellbeing in our busy and challenging lives.

Endometriosis 1: In conversation with Endometriosis UK we introduce and discuss the condition of endometriosis which affects the lives of women, both in their personal life and in the workplace.

Endometriosis 2: Colleagues' personal perspectives: Living with endometriosis, personally and professionally - some of the ways we, working in HE, can support those suffering from the condition.

Endometriosis 3: Understanding endometriosis: The medical viewpoint, exploring diagnosis, treatments and barriers to research. We discuss some of the research related to endometriosis and our colleagues’ experiences of supporting women with the condition.

From the Archive: Women in Science podcasts

Women in Data Science

With Alessia Caladiore

Role Models in Research

With Xinxin Cao

Black in Geoscience

With Louisa Brotherson

Professor of Geography

With Janet Hooke

Fieldwork experiences

With Grace Skirrow

Women in Ocean Sciences

With Claire Mahaffey

From the Archive: Women in Music

Dr Simran Singh Leverhulme Early Career Fellow (Liverpool) and Dr Laura Colgate Executive Director of Boulanger ask how can decolonisation help us challenge inequity in the 21st century? and how do we enrich our collective understanding of what music is, has been, and can be?

Rie Sinclair Emmy-nominated singer songwriter and producer and Vick Bain former CEO of the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors address key questions about the representation on women in the industry.

Dr Margaret Anne Schedel, Professor and Co-Director Computer Music Stony Brook University New York and Vanessa Reed President and CEO New Music USA to take a closer look at what is the latest research into current practices of women in electronic music?

Panel Discussion, chaired by Dr Holly Tessler (Liverpool), featuring Janine Irons MBE, Margaret Anne Schedel, Vanessa Reed, Simran Singh, Rie Sinclair and Laura Colgate who debate how we chart a course that empowers the women music professionals of the future.

From the Archive: Blogs, News and Media