Imperial Late – Wonder Woman, that took place on March 7th at Imperial College London was an exciting event with free discuss, debate, discovery and more, to mark International Women’s Week. There were a line-up of interesting speakers and activities. Here is an article written about the amazing event:
by Elizabeth Nixon 08 March 2019
As Women@Imperial Week draws to a close, we look back at some of the highlights.
As well as the 20 new portraits commissioned by the College, many departments took the opportunity to highlight inspirational women from their teams.
.@SoniaKSaxena is Professor of Primary Care and Head of Child Health at @ImperialSPH. Her goal is to improve child health and reduce health inequalities through improving the science base for research policy and translation #ImperialWomen pic.twitter.com/8Kypn9iB6X611:56 PM – Mar 7, 2019Twitter Ads info and privacy
“My work includes a range of super interesting programmes, from #cybersecurity in #healthcare to #AI & machine learning.” Meet Saira, one of IGHI’s women we’re celebrating for #ImperialWomen this week: http://ow.ly/Y25T50mngIu #IWD2019118:01 PM – Mar 6, 2019See Institute of Global Health Innovation’s other TweetsTwitter Ads info and privacyView image on Twitter
It’s #ImperialWomen week, meet a few of the women working in our department, and find out what they do, what their hobbies are, what they’re most proud of and what inspires them: http://ow.ly/2NK530nRa3w 166:10 PM – Mar 6, 2019See Imperial Mech Eng’s other TweetsTwitter Ads info and privacyView image on Twitter
As it’s #InternationalWomensDay we have the perfect opportunity to say how lucky we are to have such an inspiring group of women @ImperialNHLI & you can take a look back on what women across the Faculty said about being a woman in science.. http://ow.ly/xgSI50mMzHN #IWD201926:37 PM – Mar 8, 2019See NHLI’s other TweetsTwitter Ads info and privacy
The alumni team shared stories to celebrate the alumnae leading the way in everything from health and medicine to science and engineering.
Wonder women live
I went to a great Women@imperial week talk yesterday “Speeding up #genderequality in #highereducation” by Alice Chilver founder of @WHENequality #IWD201913:32 PM – Mar 8, 2019See Dr Sarah E-Q’s other TweetsTwitter Ads info and privacyView image on Twitter
Many thanks to UCL’s Alice Chilver – founder and CEO of WHEN (https://www.whenequality.org ) – who gave a great talk for Women@Imperial week on how networks can help to speed the way to gender equality in HE.21:11 AM – Mar 8, 2019See Stephen Curry’s other TweetsTwitter Ads info and privacy
To a lecture comparing academia and the military in terms of leadership:
Thanks to @Nadia_Soliman_ for an outstanding lecture linking investment in people and leadership training to research excellenceNadia Soliman@Nadia_Soliman_Looking forward to sharing my experiences and generating discussion about leadership in academia during the International Women’s Day lecture as part of Woman@Imperial Week this Friday. https://twitter.com/imperialcollege/status/1101497554213195776 …9:06 PM – Mar 8, 2019Twitter Ads info and privacySee RSE at Imperial College’s other Tweets
The Imperial Lates: Wonder Women event invited the public to a programme of talks, creative workshops and performances, highlighting the amazing work done by women at the College.View image on Twitter
Tonight at the #IWD2019 #ImperialLates I’ve become a @TheRemarkablz superhero, touched a brain, mowed down pedestrians, killed some dogs, met @eden2020eu wasp-inspired robot brain surgeon, nano-hacked cancer, & discovered I want to be @m_windridge when I grow up.#ImperialWomen116:33 AM – Mar 8, 2019 · Kensington, LondonSee Sarah Dixon Smith’s other TweetsTwitter Ads info and privacyView image on Twitter
This evening we went to a brilliant talk at #ImperialLates called ‘The internet of (biased) things’ featuring @jesswade @otheragent & @fuz_d218:34 AM – Mar 8, 2019See Esther Mensah’s other TweetsTwitter Ads info and privacyView image on Twitter
Thank you @m_windridge for such an inspiring talk! Physicist, science communicator, climber and a true example #ImperialLates54:32 AM – Mar 8, 2019See Sonia’s other TweetsTwitter Ads info and privacyView image on Twitter
#Inspired at #ImperialLates for #IWD2019 by the StemTastic @TheRemarkablz designing female science super hero’s. All sparked by a daughter questioning if she could be an astronaut because she was a girl. We need these at the @sciencemuseum #WomenInSTEM #womeninscience95:41 PM – Mar 8, 2019See Katy Swift’s other TweetsTwitter Ads info and privacy
As a proud #Imperial Alumna, I will take any excuse to come back to campus. But especially thrilled to be supporting #WEInnovate and #ImperialLates as part of #IWD19. #ImperialWomen222:39 AM – Mar 8, 2019See Victoria Adewole’s other TweetsTwitter Ads info and privacyView image on Twitter
Enjoyed judging the @imperialcollege @icenterpriselab #WEInnovate showcase last night, supporting the next generation of women entrepreneurs. Congratulations to all the finalists, read about their business ideas here: http://ow.ly/i5dO30nRidi #IWD19 #ImperialWomen #WomeninSTEM56:46 PM – Mar 8, 2019See Sir Patrick Vallance’s other TweetsTwitter Ads info and privacy
Was amazing to judge tonight’s #WEInnovate @imperialcollege. Every single pitch we heard tonight was impressive. Judging so tough but Cadget, @biofsolutions & Orbit were outstanding. Congrats to all in the programme – can’t wait to see what’s next for you! #IWD2019Imperial College✔@imperialcollegeFrom pioneering diagnostic tools to next-generation construction materials, five new women-led startups aiming to build a better future are finalists in #WeInnovate: http://ow.ly/i5dO30nRidi 326:17 AM – Mar 8, 2019Twitter Ads info and privacySee Priya Guha’s other Tweets
Great to be at the #WEInnovate finals tonight! Awesome pitches! @ICEnterpriseLab @benmumbycroft @LizGChoonara and team #ImperialWomen #enterprisemonth @imperialcollege164:07 AM – Mar 8, 2019See Harveen Chugh’s other TweetsTwitter Ads info and privacy
Women at the top
Leila Guerra, associate dean of Imperial College Business School, shared her perspective on practical tips to navigate workplace hurdles in the Financial Times: “One of the simplest bits of advice I got was to take the word sorry out of my vocabulary.”
Dr Ileana Stigliani, Associate Professor of Design and Innovation at Imperial College Business School, wrote an op-ed for Forbes on AI and misogyny.
And, looking ahead, the Faculty of Medicine announced that four of its eight departments will be led by women from 1 August.
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