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Going for Gold! Practical ideas to support your Athena Swan submission

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Climbing the Athena Swan accreditation ladder

19 October 2016, 2.30-3.30 pm

Join WISE at the first of our webinars specifically designed to support our educational members.

WISE members Newcastle University and Imperial College London will share their insights into the Athena Swan process together with tips and best practises on how to move from Bronze, to Silver and Gold.

We would like everyone attending to be actively involved in the discussion (within the confines of the webinar technology!) so please bring your own experiences and ideas on the areas that are most important to you. To allow time for questions could you please join the session before 2.20 for a 2.30 prompt start.


2.30 Welcome, introductions and how to engage in the webinar

2.35 Judith Rankin (Dean of Diversity, Newcastle University) will demonstrate how Newcastle University has used the Athena Swan process to create passion and momentum around equality and diversity and how the process can help to bring about change. Judith will share Newcastle University’s experience of progressing from Bronze to Silver accreditation together with tips and best practises to support your own submissions. Read Judith's full Bio here

2.55 Professor Tom Welton (Dean of the Faculty of Natural Sciences at Imperial College) will discuss the work done in the Chemistry Department at Imperial College on valuing diversity and enabling all of the department’s members to reach their full potential, regardless of who they are. Read Tom's full bio here

3.15 Q&A

3.30 Close

Please register to attend here

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