Women@Imperial is an annual event that takes place around International Women’s Day (8 March). Over the course of a week we celebrate female staff and students at Imperial, past and present, and raise awareness of the support available in College for women. #imperialwomen
Events from previous years
Various events for Women@Imperial Week have taken place since it was established in 2015. These have ranged from internal training courses and networking events, to lectures and talks from speakers such as Dame Louise Morrissey (founder of the 30% Club) and Dr Fiona Godlee (Editor in Chief of the British Medical Journal). You can watch a few talks from previous years further down this page.
The photography exhibition which started with the Week in 2015 has developed each year, celebrating the work of female staff and students at Imperial. You can see some of the photos and learn about the women highlighted on this website.
Gendered Innovations in STEM
Professor Londa Schiebinge, University of Stanford
For Women@Imperial Week 2018, Professor Londa Schiebinge discussed the importance of integrating gender analysis to achieve excellence in science and technology research.
More information Professor Schiebinge and her work can be found on the Gendered Innovations website.
Struggles, Strategies and Secrets of Success
Rachel Higham (MD CIO from BT group), Alison Atkinson (Director Capital Projects from AWE), Nupur Singh Mallick (HR Director from TCS UK) and chaired by Anjana Ahuja (freelance science journalist)
This panel discussion for Women@Imperial Week 2016 explored the difficulties still faced by women in the workplace and the challenges employers face in overcoming these difficulties.