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Women in Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Swansea,
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07
March

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity and the race is on to build a more gender-balanced world – #BalanceforBetter

In celebration of International Women’s Day, this event will focus on the theme of Women in Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship; it will showcase some of the extraordinary successes women in Wales have had over recent years, along with exploring the breakthrough’s being made in terms of gender equality, and some of the main challenges that still exist today that we can work together to address.  The event is open to all, free to attend, and includes the following line-up:

  • 10.30 – 10.45   Welcome and Introduction to Athena Swan at Swansea University; Professor Hilary Lappin-Scott OBE, Senior Pro-Vice Chancellor
  • 10.45 – 11.00   Laura Baker, Head of Product Management & New Product De-velopment, Tata Steel UK
  • 11.00 – 11.15   Sarah John, Founder, Boss Brewery Co
  • 11.15 – 11.25   Dr Geertje Van Keulen, Best Women in STEM Award Winner
  • 11.25 – 11.35   Professor Catherine Thornton, Deputy Head of Swansea University Medical School
  • 11.35 – 11.50   Victoria Bates, Healthcare Operations Director, Pfizer
  • 11.50 – 12.05   Cari-Anne Quinn, CEO, Life Science Hub
  • 12.05 – 12.15   Professor Shareen Doak, Swansea University Medical School
  • 12.15 – 12.35   Speaker Q&A
  • 12.35 – 13.25   Lunch and Networking
  • 13.25 – 13.45   Julie James AM, Welsh Government
  • 13.45 – 14.00   Fiona Spowers, Director, Riversimple
  • 14.00 – 14.30   In Conversation with14.30 – 14.40   Professor Gwyneth Davies, Swansea University Medical School
    • Hannah Lamden, Finery Media
    • Canisha Chakadya – Phoenix Subscriptions
  • 14.40 – 14.55   Rayner Davies, A&R Cleaning Services
  • 14.55 – 15.00   Closing Remarks; Professor Hilary Lappin-Scott OBE, Senior Pro-Vice Chancellor
  • 15.00   Finish & Networking

Delivered in collaboration with Swansea University: LINC, The Morgan Academy, Athena SWAN, ION Leadership, CALIN, BEACON and colleagues across Swansea University.