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The Women in STEM Conference 2019 will offer a leading platform to analyse how all employers and education providers can work effectively to enhance the participation, recruitment and advancement of Women in STEM. Participants will gain the latest best practice insights from policy experts and practitioners in developing strategies to enhance the impact and progression of women in STEM and diversify the educational paths leading to high quality STEM careers.

Reasons to Attend:

the latest policy developments from the Department for Education (DfE) in supporting STEM education and career advancement for women
the progression of the government’s post-16 Skills Plan and Industrial Strategy and the implications for women in STEM
how schools, further education colleges and universities can deliver strategies which promote the engagement of girls and women in STEM education routes
how employers can support diversity at the top levels of STEM through the recruitment, retention and development of women
how all sectors can effectively work in partnership to inspire the women of the future into STEM career paths
the role of successful professional development and careers guidance in supporting women to the highest levels of STEM careers
how to successfully develop workplace cultures and enhance training to promote diversity and inclusivity
with leading learning providers and employers delivering high quality STEM career routes for women
This Forum is specifically designed for the Higher and Further Education Sectors and Schools. Typical Job titles will include:
  • Associate Deans
  • Athena SWAN Advisors
  • Athena SWAN Managers
  • Deans of Sciences
  • Development Officers
  • Faculty Leaders
  • Heads of School
  • Heads of Careers
  • Heads of Departments
  • Heads of Diversity
  • Heads of Engineering
  • Heads of Equality
  • Heads of Recruitment
  • Heads of Science
  • Headteachers
  • Outreach Managers
  • Outreach Officers
  • Professors
  • Project Coordinators
  • Science Lecturers
  • Senior Lecturers
  • STEM Leads
  • Teachers

* This forum is also open to the private and voluntary sectors to encourage discussion and networking.

Testimonials

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