Women in Leadership: Career Insights from Industry and Academia

· Online

As part of the activities to commemorate the International Day of Women (8th of March), the SRUK Midlands constituency is pleased to present the seminar series

“Women in Leadership: Career Insights from Industry and Academia”

Two successful scientists will talk about their research, scientific paths, and the challenges they had to overcome during their careers.


  • “Women in Leadership I: Academia Insight”, 10th of March, 7 pm (GMT)

Prof Paula Mendes
Professor of Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology at the School of Chemical Engineering of the University of Birmingham

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  • “Women in Leadership II: Industry Insight”, 23th of March, 7 pm (GMT)

Dr Jennifer Batson
Principal Scientist at Exonate Ltd (Biopharmaceutical company developing eyedrop treatment for retinopathies)

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Presentations will be followed by a Q&A session, addressing the challenges and benefits of a scientific career as well as gender equality and perspectives for the future.

Joins us on Zoom to learn about the experience of two accomplished female scientists. Do not miss it!