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‘Men as allies – approaching equality together’ an open panel discussion

30th of May, 5:00 – 7:00pm

Clifford Allbutt Lecture Theatre, Biomedical Campus

This event is free, register here.

We are joining forces with the Wellcome – MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute to deliver an open panel discussion on how to change the STEMM workplace culture to be more inclusive and diverse. The discussion will be preceded and followed by drinks and networking sessions.

We are aware that for some it may be difficult that this event is held at half term. Please feel free to bring children along.

Panel members

Dr Keith Turner

Dr Keith Turner is the Director of Springboard Pro Ltd and has developed a three-step programme to recruit, retain and promote women in the workplace. As the first man to blog for CamAWiSE, he has written a three-part blog:
Part 1: Male leaders need your help to address gender inequality in the workplace – here’s how
Part 2: How to help others understand your personal strengths during an interview
Part 3: How Springboard has increased applications from female engineers and scientists

Dr David Kent

Dr David Kent is a Principle Investigator at the Cambridge Stem Cell Institute and is interested in developing new thinking around closing the gender gap in science. He has taken paternity leave twice. Read his recent blog on this subject here

Prof Dame Athene Donald

Dame Athene Margaret Donald DBE FRS is a Professor of Experimental Physics at the University of Cambridge and Master of Churchill College. She is an Equality and Diversity advocate.

Dr Jill Armstrong

Dr Jill Armstrong is a Fellow at Murray Edwards College and leads the college’s ‘Collaborating with Men’ research project that aims to change workplace culture to be more inclusive for women.


5:00pm – Networking & Drinks

5:30pm – Panel Discussion

6:30pm – Networking & Drinks

This event is free, register here.

Parking is available for those with accessibility needs – please contact for more info. 

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