OxFEST Symposium 2013: Women Inspiring Women
Wednesday, 6 March 2013 from 09:00 to 17:00 (GMT)
Oxford, United Kingdom
This event is now SOLD OUT
Women Inspiring Women
OxFEST invite you to the highly anticipated 2013 symposium.
The event will be held on Wednesday 6th of March (8th week), from 9 am - 5 pm at the Ship Street Centre in Jesus College. We are delighted to announce the event will be FREE for all members, and £2 for non-members. Lunch and coffee breaks will also be included!
We are excited to be hosting a number of keynote speakers, as well as a panel discussion and workshops. We will have stalls at lunch from our sponsors Shell and Barclays.
Professor Muffy Calder OBE: Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland and Professor of Computing Science at Glasgow University.
Professor Pratibha Gai: Winner of 2010 Gabor Medal and 2013 L'Oreal-UNESCO Laureate for her work in electron microscopy and applications catalyst chemistry and nanotechnology
Dr Lucy Rogers: Blogger, Author and Engineering Consultant
Clare Thomson: Curriculum and Diversity Manager, pre-19, at the Institute of Physics
"Using social media to raise the profile of women in science"
Panellists: Dr Lucy Rogers (blogger and engineer), Suzanne Holsomback (OUSU VP for Women), Charlotte Deane (Deputy Directory of Oxford’s Doctoral Training Centre) and Anne-Marie Imafidon (founder of Stemettes).
We are excited to announce we will be holding three different workshops in conjunction with the Careers Service Springboard trainers, Melanie Lonsdale and Shell.
The workshops will be on: Goal Setting, Mentoring and Gender Differences in the Workplace.
When & Where
- A support network of role models, mentors and peers
- Networking opportunities for career development