International Women's Day Celebration

Medical School
Thursday 7 March 2024 (11:45-14:30)

Join the Women's Network and Professional Services Early Careers Network (PSEC) as they jointly celebrate International Women’s Day.


Please arrive from 11:45 ready for 12:00. (Centre for Lifelong Learning, WG17, based in the Medical School)

12:00 - 12:15 (16:00 - 16:15 GST) – welcome from Professor Adam Tickell – Vice Chancellor and Principal – University of Birmingham

12:20 - 13:00 (16:20 - 17:00 GST) – Panel Discussion and Q&A session, experiences from Women of Colour in leadership positions

  • Sophie Miller – Deputy Director Careers and Employability
  • Monique Myers – Director of EDI and Staff Wellbeing
  • Lorraine Mighty – EDI Project Manager in the Employee Equality, Inclusion and Wellbeing Team in Human Resources andSenior Strategic Improvement Coach, Improving Adult Care Together (IMPACT)

13:00-13:45 (17:00 -17:45 GST) Tommy's National Centre for Miscarriage Research based at the University of Birmingham. 1 in 5 of pregnancies end in miscarriage? Dr Adam Devall – Associate Professor of Maternal Health Clinical Trials and Senior Consortium Member of the Tommy’s National Centre for Miscarriage Research will give an overview of the work that happens within the centre including a Q and A session.

13:45 - 14:30 (in-person only) afternoon tea (includes hot drink, sandwiches and cake) and networking.

Book in person session
(Please note numbers on our in-person session are very limited and if we reach capacity, we will operate a wait list).

Book online session

*Please note that the in person session is now full.  We are still accepting online bookings.

Accessibility information for this event

Open to all UoB staff