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OxFEST Symposium 2013: Women Inspiring Women


Wednesday, 6 March 2013 from 09:00 to 17:00 (GMT)

OxFEST Symposium 2013: Women Inspiring Women

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Members (free), Non-members (£2, pay on the door)
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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.

Find out more on our website. Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook for latest updates.


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


Panel Discussion

"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.

Do you have questions about OxFEST Symposium 2013: Women Inspiring Women? Contact OxFEST

When & Where

Ship Street Centre
Jesus College
Turl Street
OX1 3DW Oxford
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 6 March 2013 from 09:00 to 17:00 (GMT)

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OxFEST is a University of Oxford based society supporting women who are studying or working in engineering, science, and technology. OxFEST aims to promote and encourage women at all stages in their scientific careers.
- Information and resources for women in science
- Formal and informal social events with prominent members of the scientific community
- A support network of role models, mentors and peers
- Networking opportunities for career development
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OxFEST Symposium 2013: Women Inspiring Women
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