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50 Years of Women Event

Date

Date: 
14 Mar 2020

Time

Time: 
17:30

Venue

Venue: 
St Edmund's College

Price

Price: 
£45.00 for Alumni, Staff & Guests; Students & Fellows can use Dining Allowances
The academic year 2019-2020 marks 50 years since St Edmund's first admitted women as students to the College. On Saturday 14 March, we are holding a special evening to celebrate the contribution of women to the life of the College: past, present and future.
 
The event will commence at 17.30 with welcome refreshments in the Garden Room, after which there will be a panel discussion at 18.00 led by female members of the College.  There will be a drinks reception at 19:00 followed by formal dinner in the dining hall at 19:30.
 

Delivered in the style of the popular TEDx* programs,  our female panellists will give an insight into Life at St Edmund's from varying perspectives as an academic, a researcher, a student and as a member of staff.  The purpose of the event being to spark conversation with women, about women and in celebration of women, sharing successes and opening doors to new opportunity.

Confirmed Speakers so far .....

Miss Katherine Dixon - Current Student (PhD, English/ Medieval and Renaissance Literature, 2017)

Ms Zahraa Ahmed - Current Student (MPHIL, Sociology, 2019)

Dr Meghana Patel - Alumna (PhD, Clinical Biochemistry, 2008)

Dr Jane Ross - Alumna (PhD, Social Anthropology, 1982)

Dr Gitanjali Yadav - Fellow (Genomics and Structural Biology)

Ms Susanne Jannings - Staff (College Librarian)

Mrs Taryn Rothwell - Staff (College Nurse)

Check back for updates

*TED, standing for Technology, Entertainment and Design, is an organisation devoted to ideas worth spreading on all topics – from science and business to global issues, art, philosophy and music – usually in the form of short, powerful talks and performances.

This event is open to all self-defining female members of the College: Fellows, Alumni, Students, Staff and of course guests are also welcome to attend, and it is sure to be a truly special occasion.

 

REGISTER HERE