Women in Engineering 2019: Challenges, Support and Opportunities

An event for ALL genders!

Date:          2nd October 2019
Time:         14:00 – 17:00

Location:  D7, Renold Building, The University of Manchester.


Full Program is available to download

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Organised by:


– Dr. Alessandra Parisio: The lecture in Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, The University of Manchester. For more information from her university page, please click here.

– Dr. Jessica Louise Boland: The winner of IOP’s 2017 Jocelyn Bell Burnell Medal and Prize and a lecturer in Functional Materials and Devices in the Materials and Devices Division in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Manchester. For more information from her university page, please click here.

– Dr. Angeliki Loukatou: Modelling analyst at Energy Systems Catapult. For more information, please click here to visit her LinkedIn page.

– Ms. Kim Marklew, Student Support and Welfare Administrator, Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, The University of Manchester.


Talk 1: Promoting Gender Diversity in Engineering Research: Challenges & Possibilities – Dr. Alessandra Parisio

Talk 2: Swinging through STEM: From Physics to Engineering – Dr. Jessica Boland

Talk 3: Help Me Help You – Dr. Angeliki Loukatou

Talk 4: We‘ve got your Back: – Available Support from the University – Ms. Kim Marklew

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Presentation 1 starts at 00:01.22

Presentation 2 starts at 00:32:32

Workshop starts at 00:53:14

Presentation 3 starts at 01:26:40

Presentation 4 starts at 01:56:12