Six female PGCE students lead an evening session to celebrate Ada Lovelace day. Below is an account of the session.
Posts tagged ‘Women Empowerment’
Message from Dr Mary Linington, Athena SWAN Director
Do you know someone to nominate as a WISE Champion? Someone who has used their position to influence others to take positive action to promote female talent in STEM, within their own organisation or beyond. Download nomination form for WISE Champion Award “
See : http://www.wisecampaign.org.uk/about-us/wise-awards/2014-wise-awards for more details.
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By Dr Mary Linington, Athena SWAN Director
The UK has the lowest percentage of female engineering professionals in Europe, at less than 10%, while Latvia, Bulgaria and Cyprus lead with nearly 30%.
Just 17% of all professors working in science, technology, engineering and mathematics are women
What are we going to do about it? Read more
UEL has re-iterated its commitment to gaining an Athena SWAN award. The charter scheme recognises commitment to advancing women’s careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) employment in higher education and research.
Dr Mary Linington, Senior Lecturer in Chemistry in Cass School of Education and Communities will take up post to lead the work.