Happy International Day of Women & Girls in Science! Here's what some of our female and female-identifying students and staff have been up to over the past 12 months:
Women in Engineering and Technology event
On Wednesday 1 November we hosted hundreds of delegates on campus and online to celebrate women in the field. With the aim of improving gender parity, we welcomed leading employers such as Network Rail, GSK and Amazon who delivered employability workshops and offered fantastic industry insights.
Prof Safia Barikzai, associate professor within the Computer Science and Informatics division, was nominated in the Computer WeeklyMost influential women in UK tech 2023! Safia also chairs a colloquium for female and non-binary students which is hosted by the Chartered Institute for IT (BCS).
Life as a female Biomedical Science student
Listen as BSc Biomedical Sciences student, Jessica, tells us how LSBU has supported her through finding me a summer internship in a tech company and through one to one support sessions, aiding her in finding future career opportunities.