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The Women in STEM Conference 2020 will offer a leading platform to evaluate how all education providers and employers can work effectively to enhance the participation, recruitment and advancement of Women in STEM.


Our 2019 Speakers

Elizabeth Donnelly
Chief Executive,
Women's Engineering Society (WES)
Ruth Blanco
Communications Director,
Wise Campaign
Professor Jane Clarke
Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Member of Diversity Committee,
University of Cambridge, The Royal Society
Dr Jessica Wade
Research Associate Department of Physics,
Imperial College London
Andrew Croydon
Director of Skills & Education
The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry
Catalina Butnaru
London Ambassador,
Women in AI
Dr Katie Perry
The Daphne Jackson Trust
Professor Sara Mole
Provost's Envoy for Gender Equality,
University College London
Jenny Brown
Head Teacher,
St Albans High School for Girls
Dr Joanne Cole
Associate Dean for Equality and Diversity,
Brunel University
Dr Nike Folayan
Association for Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers-UK
Yinka Bankole
Mentoring Lead,
Association for Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers-UK
Dr Gwendolen Reilly
Director of Women in Engineering, Senior Lecturer in Bio Engineering,
University of Sheffield
Pip Jamieson
Founder and CEO,
The Dots
Lisa Taylor
Science Ambassador Co-ordinator,
Mundipharma International
Dr Rhys Morgan
Director of Engineering and Education,
Royal Academy of Engineering
Claire Ruthven
Lead Practitioner Science Learning Partnership,
Hertfordshire and Essex High School
Dr Catherine Jewell
Partner and Project Lead,
Beck Greener
Dr James Stones
Partner and CSR Lead,
Beck Greener
Baroness Brown of Cambridge DBE
Chair of the Board,
STEM Learning
Emily Church
Chemistry Teacher,
Hertfordshire and Essex High School


An inspiring and motivational event with fantastic networking opportunities.

Curriculum Manager, Forth Valley College

This was a very inspirational event which left me feeling highly motivated! From this I am now aiming to build some projects within my own place of work to keep this momentum going of promoting Women in STEM.

Lecturer, Burnley College

I thoroughly enjoyed this event and the quality of the speakers who were all leading initiatives within their respective organisations.

Lecturer, University of Sheffield

Great event and one of the most informative and interesting I have attended to date. Great venue, lots of networking and speakers who were totally relevant and interesting.

Schools and College Liaison Tutor, University of Derby

A very interesting day which gave an insight into the state of women in STEM at all stages of a career from school to the workplace.

Outreach Officer, University of Bath

Excellent event with lots of current industry speakers.

Athena Swan Project Manager, University of Greenwich

The event was very good, an excellent platform for networking and meeting people from different sectors with an interest in STEM.

Qualifications Officer, Scottish Qualifications Authority

The Women in STEM conference was a brilliant opportunity to network with delegates from various sectors across the country. A brilliant event with stimulating speakers and delegates alike.

Science Teacher, Cantell School

A really useful event for anyone in education seeking to raise participation and engagement amongst young girls. I came away enthused and with a raft of ideas, inspiration and contacts.

Assistant Head and Director of Science, Technology and Engineering, Channing School

The event was very positive and inspiring. I gained a lot of useful information and case studies where women are working well in STEM.

Deputy Head of Engineering, Riverside College Halton

The event was very insightful about the roles of women in STEM and the work that needs to be done to introduce the Women in STEM agenda to the sector. The speakers were motivating and positive in highlighting what is happening at the moment and the current gender employment trends.

Head of Biology, Brighton Hove and Sussex Sixth Form

2019 Media Partners

What to Expect from The Women in STEM Conference 2019

With the Annual Women in STEM Conference rapidly approaching, we thought we would share a few thoughts on what to expect on the day.

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Q&A with Elizabeth Donnelly, CEO of The Women’s Engineering Society: 100 years of WES, INWED 2019 and the Top 50 Women in Engineering 2019

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10 tips to help build diverse teams – If we’re all the same how can we think differently!

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In Conversation with Dr Katie Perry: A Q&A with the CEO of The Daphne Jackson Trust

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A Q&A with Jenny Brown, Headteacher at St Albans High School for Girls

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Picture Gallery – Women in STEM Conference 2019

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