The UK Department for International Trade (DIT) announced the winners of the first edition of the European Tech Women Awards. This took place virtually during London Tech Week on 2 September. The event recognised the accomplishments of 24 women from
Computer Weekly has announced the 2020 list of the Most Influential Women in UK Technology, including this year’s winner, Anne-Marie Imafidon, CEO of Stemettes. Full article at Computer Weekly.
Quoting from https://www.facebook.com/events/551085988997013: Our team presents findings from an international online survey (n=387) of recording engineers, producers, and studio assistants’ experiences of discrimination and microaggressions within the recording studio. In this session we discuss how both our quantitative and qualitative
Earlier this summer, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published data on diversity characteristics for the last 5 years, harmonised over its seven research councils. Quoting from UKRI: The dataset contains data on four protected characteristics (sex, age, ethnicity, disability) for:
A recent report from UN Women, the United Nations organisation dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women, examined the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on gender equality: This paper presents the latest evidence on the gendered impact of
quoting from universitiesuk.ac.uk: This webinar will look at how institutions can effectively respond and take action to identify and implement change, and embed this across their university. We will hear lived experiences, as well as from university leadership and practitioners working
The QMUL EDI Team has updated their Recommended Books and Podcasts webpages. This is a publicly available webpage, containing a number of books and podcasts relating to equality, diversity and inclusion.
On INWED day, the Womens Engineering Society were delighted to announce the winners of the Top 50 Women in Engineering (UK): Sustainability awards! Now in its fifth year, the 2020 WE50 celebrates women who have made a significant contribution within sustainability.
An article published on the Guardian describes how women’s research has been adversely affected by the covid-19 lockdown. In April Dr Elizabeth Hannon, deputy editor of the British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, noticed that the number of article
STEMettes are running a series of online events presenting female role models, focussing on a different role model each week (we are now at the end of Week 6: Katherine Johnson week): As more of us are home, and many