Please note this event has been cancelled due to COVID-19.
About this event
This seminar will explore LGBTQ EDI literature in academia and how to prepare for your future careers as an LGBTQ member in STEM. Dr Nessa Carey (Visiting Professor, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London) will detail how academia is unlikely to be your final destination and the increasing likelihood that you will have more than one career in STEM. Being a good researcher will get you to a certain point but it’s the transferable skills that will help to excel you. Nessa will summarise how to position yourself for success, reflecting on her own experiences of diversity in STEM.
About the speaker
Dr Nessa Carey is a former academic and now a Visiting Professor at Imperial College in the field of epigenetics. After nearly 15 years in senior positions in the biotech and pharma sectors, she now works independently providing training and consultancy services to universities in the UK and internationally. She holds a number of board positions and is the author of three popular science books.
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