Women at Imperial breakfast

Event details

8 March 2024
08:30 - 10:30
Imperial College Business School, Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2AZ, UK
Public

A panel discussion on the International Women's Day 2024 theme: ‘DigitALL: Innovation and Technology for gender equity’, focusing on how technology and education in the digital age can help the empowerment of women and girls across the world. The event is part of the Joan Woodward Memorial series, set up in memory of the late Professor Joan Woodward. Joan was the second ever female professor at Imperial College London and continues to be a role model for women in science, engineering, and technology.

Event details

8 March 2024
08:30 - 10:30
Imperial College Business School, Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2AZ, UK
Public
Hannah Fry

Hannah Fry

Mathematician and broadcaster Hannah Fry is a Professor in the Mathematics of Cities at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at UCL where she studies patterns in human behaviour. As well as her academic work she is a regular presenter of science and maths programmes on TV and radio, including Contagion!, a prescient look at how diseases spread and pandemics happen. Hannah is known for her joyful ability to bring mathematical ideas to life for audiences of all interests and abilities.

Anne-Marie Imafidon

Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE

Computer scientist, mathematician and social entrepreneur Anne-Marie Imafidon works to inspire women to study and pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and maths. She hosted the Evening Standard’s Women Tech Charge podcast, and comments on technology, the changing nature of work, and the challenges both present to business and society.

Alex Mahon

Alex Mahon

The first female Chief Executive of a major UK broadcaster, Alex Mahon is the CEO of Channel 4 and has transformed it into a digital-first public media company. She is a passionate supporter of equitable representation and launched Channel 4’s policies to support employees experiencing menopause or pregnancy loss which were among the first of their kind in the UK media industry.

 

Event details

Date: 8 March 2024
Time: 08:30 - 10:30
Venue: Imperial College Business School, Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2AZ, UK
Audience: Public