Hosting bold, meaningful events and training to support women in higher education
Are you ready to use the lessons you have learned during COVID-19 to accelerate equality in higher education? Join us for our 2020 conference.
12.00-13.00, 10th June 2020
Fiona Ryland, UCL's Chief Operating Officer will share her experience of leading a university during a time of global crisis. She will share reflections on what strategies she is using both at home and at work to deal with the unprecedented challenges.
11.00-12.00, 24th June 2020
Professor Karen O’Brien, Head of the Humanities Division at Oxford University will explore the reality of lockdown for academic mothers in particular who may be juggling research, teaching and learning activities, childcare, house work and working from home.
11.00-12.00, 8th July 2020
Drawing on research with expectant and new parents within the HE sector, Clare Matysova, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine will explore decision-making in relation to taking or sharing parental leave.
11.00-12.00, 6th May 2020
Alice is currently on maternity leave from her role as Director of Organisational Development at UCL. She is also the CEO and Founder of WHEN. The first in our series of webinars sharing real experiences, Alice will talk candidly about her experience of becoming a first time mother, and how she is navigating through uncertainty.
11.00-12.00, 13th May 2020
Are women better leaders when it comes to a crisis? With COVID 19 spotlighting the role of women leaders Srabani Sen, CEO and Founder of Full Colour, will examine what women bring to crisis leadership, share her thoughts on the difference between “male” and “female” leadership traits and explores what this means for the organisations and countries they lead.
15.00-16.00, 27th May 2020
Vice Chancellor of Hull University, Professor Susan Lea will discuss her leadership approach, during this challenging time and how she has seen effective collaboration, whilst working remotely. She will explore the role that leaders at all levels of the university can play in ensuring a shift from surviving to thriving in the current situation.
Join us as we talk to self-confessed introvert, Professor Sara Mole about the power of networking and how to learn to embrace it, even if you're someone that hates it! Sara will share her personal reflections on how networking has impacted her career, and give her tops tips for maximising networking opportunities.
Our sought after coaching series for expectant mothers in higher education will soon be available as an online series. The programme supports women to prepare for a period of change with confidence, practical ways to maintain momentum at work and access to a supportive network of colleagues facing the same change.
Strong staff networks can transform an employees experience for good. This practical training session covers how to establish powerful and meaningful networks; how to measure success and show impact; how to get institutional buy-in; and practical actions to take. It is suitable for staff, at all levels wishing to launch or relaunch a staff network.
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