Changing the status quo

Hosting bold, meaningful events to support women in higher education

Upcoming events

All events are currently taking place online.

How to be a great mentor

12.30-13.30, 26th February 2021 

This training will be co-led by WHEN colleagues at Loughborough University and Oxford University. Members who are already part of the mentoring scheme, are planning on joining or who just want a general refresher about getting the most out of mentoring are very welcome to attend.

 

Join the mentoring scheme

14.00-15.00, 2nd March 2021 

We aim to support 10,000 positive career moves for our members over the coming years and that's why we're running a mentoring scheme. Open to all members to join as mentors, mentees or both, join this event to enrol. You'll be signed up, given and introduction and we'll give you an orientation before you join. 

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How to be a great mentee

12.30-13.30, 5th March 2021

This training will be co-led by WHEN colleagues at Loughborough University and Oxford University. Members who are already part of the mentoring scheme, are planning on joining or who just want a general refresher about getting the most out of mentoring are very welcome to attend.

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Networking: For mothers with babies and toddlers

10.00-11.00, 10th March 2021

Whether you have returned to work or are on maternity leave, there's no doubt that the last months won't have been as you'd have hoped or imagined. We come together to share insights and experiences and to feel connected and supported. For anyone feeling isolated or concerned, especially please join us for a friendly, informal get together. 

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Network of women's networks workshop

13.30-15.30, 15th March 2021

Together we will consider how women’s networks, united, can influence lasting change. It will be led by three members of the WHEN team who are all Co-Chairs of their University women's networks: Deborah Sloan (Ulster), Yasmin Ali (DMU) and Jenna Townend (Loughborough).

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Leveraging male allies: together we are stronger

14.00-15.00, 23rd March 2021

We are delighted to welcome our male colleagues, friends and allies to join us as we explore and seek to maximise the roles of our male allies. Dr Manuel Alonso and Prof Andy Dainty both based at Loughborough University will provide personal reflections on why gender equality is important to them and share tips for being an advocate and ally.

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Past events

All event recordings (except for networking) are available for members to watch in the members' webinar library

Mentoring Launch Event: all welcome!

Networking: sharing tips on managing remotely

You, the Menopause, your brain and your body

Network of networks: Sharing good practices

Taking control: How to say when it's not ok

Love leadership: celebrating compassion

Keeping on top of everything: A COO perspective

Working from home: An academic's reality check

Should I share parental leave? What research reveals

Maternity leave & Covid-19: how am I coping?

VC Prof. Susan Lea: my own leadership & resilience

Exploring how womens' leadership during crisis

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Join us at 11.00am GMT on Wednesday 6th May 2020.