International Women’s Day (IWD) is an annual celebration that pays tribute to women’s achievements, recognises the challenges they ****, and focuses greater attention on women’s rights and gender equality.
Clarivate Analytics and Ada Lovelace Day have teamed up to bring you ‘IWD: Shifting the balance in STEM’, a panel discussion exploring how we get more women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).
Historically, careers in STEM have been dominated by men but evidence points to improved research outcomes and better business practices when more women are part of the team. Our speakers will talk about how to get more girls into STEM at a younger age, the different STEM career paths, gender bias and the influence of toys, being a woman in STEM, and how we shifting the balance.
Our speakers are:
Yasmin Ali, Chemical engineer, WES1919 Young Woman Engineer 2013 and one of the BBC Expert Voices
Allison Gardner, Co-Founder at Women Leading in AI, Member IEEE P7003 Algorithmic Bias, Head of Foundation Year Science/Teaching Fellow Bioinformatics at Keele University
Liz Seward, Senior Strategist - Space Systems at Airbus
Timo Hannay, founder of SchoolDash
Filippo Yacob, Founder and CEO of Primo and Pigzbe, Forbes 30 Under 30
Our moderator for the evening is Nandita Quaderi, Editor-in-Chief, Web of Science Group.
The event will take place at the Microsoft Reactor (70 Wilson Street, London, UK) from 5-7pm on Friday 8th March.
If you sign up but then cannot attend, please make sure that you cancel your ticket on Eventbrite so that someone else can sign up in your place.