|Role||Name||Position in CEP|
|Co-Chair||Karen Lyle||Departmental Manager|
|Member||Punitha Silivaroojoo||PhD student Representative|
|Member||Bill Sheate||Reader, Core Course Director & Deputy Director of MSc Environmental Technology|
|Member||Rob Bell||College Athena SWAN Co-ordinator|
|Member||Helen ApSimon||Professor of Air Pollution|
Women’s Leadership in Entrepreneurial and STEMM cultures on the 4th of November 2014 saw the participation of some high-level speakers from key sectors within the UK. Baroness Jolly, Helena Morrissey, Norma Jarboe, Alice Gast, James Stirling, Maggie Dallman. The feedback on the event has been fantastic and there are calls for a repeat next year. Key messages and ideas for policy change from the event are being followed up at College level.
Download the presentations (pdf)
Examples of Women in Leadership
The gender pay gap is closing. Here’s how to consign it to history
I’m delighted that the gap is now at its narrowest, and we are looking to education and business – and men – to bring it to zero - Nicky Morgan, minister for women and equalities.
- International Women's Day: The Academic Ambassador's perspective
Imperial College Initiatives
- Athena SWAN Institutional Membership
- Women in Science, Engineering & Technology (WSET)
- Elsie Widdowson Fellowship Award
- The Springboard Women's Development Programme
- Female Academic Development Centre residential
Elsie Widdowson Fellowship recipients from CEP: Karen Makuch (2009, 2011)
- Athena SWAN Charter - A scheme which recognises excellence in Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) employment in higher education. The Athena SWAN program helps to identify best practice for the working environment of all staff, not just for women, working science disciplines.
- Royal Society: "Mothers In Science- 64 ways to have it all" Inspiring high flying mums!
- International Atomic Energy Association (IAEA) fellowship Programme for Young Professional Women
- L'Oréal-U N ESCO For Women In Science UK (with the support of the Royal Society) Fellowships
- Daphne Jackson Trust - Returners scheme helping those with a background in science, engineering and technology to return after a career break.
- Royal Society Rosalind Franklin Award and Lecture
- Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship
Blogs, Articles and TV
- Professor Curt Rice -Thoughts on University Leadership. A n insightful blog from the Vice President for Research & Development (prorektor for forskning og utvikling) at the University of Tromsø. His interests relate to leadership development at academic institutions; they range from, inter alia , the i mprovement of research funding to working on gender balance issues.
- Dame Athene Donald - Science & Gender - Obstacles & Intervention. A leading Physics professor, wife and mother, blogs her personal thoughts and experiences, with commentary and reflection on the latest developments in the gender & equality debate.
- April 2012 i ssue of Physics World - Mending the broken pipe - Professor Lesley Cohen from Imperial College London examines what can be done to encourage more women into physics.
- September 2012 - Topical documentary series on BBC "Hilary Devey's Women at the Top". Check out the series on BBC iPlayer. Covers issues such as shared parental leave, boardroom quotas and high-flying career mothers
- "Bias Persists for Women of Science, a Study Finds", New York Times
- Coca-Cola's 5by20 initiative seeks to empower 5million women by 2020
- Professor Uta Frith's network, 'Science & Shopping' to share ideas and information, aimed at promoting the careers of women in science.