By Dr Carrie Mowatt
On the 23 June 2020, Olga Degtyareva’s online workshop took the participants through setting boundaries to enable us to achieve our long-term goals and helped think about prioritising our ‘burning yes’.
Little did I know that the universe was going to provide me with a spectacularly unforgettable ‘burning yes’ later that very evening!
Olga set the scene by painting an engaging and relatable picture of the many varied work/ life balance challenges encountered by women at all stages of their careers in STEMM. We touched on the extra challenges and opportunities around remote working and home-schooling during the extraordinary circumstances of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Date: 23rd June 2020
Time: 6:30 – 8:00pm
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As scientists we are very busy during our work day, with hundreds of things needed to be done. This makes it difficult to find time to do what’s really important such as writing up our research papers. Often, even when we do sit down to write, we find ourselves getting distracted or discouraged and as the result little writing gets done…
Increasing your confidence and balancing your work life is a way to become more productive! You can get more done in less time, and also feel more in charge of your day and happier in your life. In this webinar Olga is going to share with you the tools and strategies to do it, and provide inspiration for you to implement them in your situation.
ALL WELCOME (all genders and non-STEMM). #INWED20
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By Raheela Rehman and Rukshana Jaman
Remote working had quietly been reshaping our lives; part or full-time. From coffee shops, public libraries to living rooms at our dining tables. The emergence of digital office rental services has led to changing attitudes around where we work or manage teams, and to whether we should. Today in 2020, unprecedented times bring us to a mass digital remote working era. With the shift, we explore how best to coordinate our lives, weave in work-life balance, staying efficient and productive.
Establish a Routine
Time Block and Remove Distractions…
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Cambridge Association for Women in Science and Engineering (CamAWISE) and Equality and Diversity Section at the University of Cambridge organised a panel discussion entitled “Carving our journeys: BME women in STEMM” in April 2019. The panel comprised of four University of Cambridge female researchers with different heritages and at varying stages of their academic careers: Dr Sohini Kar-Narayan, Heba Hamad, Carol Nkechi Ibe and Professor Kay-Tee Khaw.
Following introduction of the Panel Chair, Caroline Shaheera Asante, a British born broadcast journalist of Guyanese and Ghanian descent, and founder of Cambridge Eco Living Festival and Raheela Rehman (Chair, CamAWiSE), each of the panellists gave a short presentation about their foray into science and journey to Cambridge.
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Date: 15 November 2018
Location: Cavendish Laboratory, Pippard Lecture Theatre, Cambridge
ExoMars is Europe’s first Rover mission to Mars – a mission in search of life, past or present, to answer one of mankind’s big questions: are we alone in the Universe?
Abbie Hutty (Airbus Defence and Space Ltd), the Lead Design Engineer for the Structure during the design phase, and now Platform Delivery Manager for the rover, will talk through what the mission’s aims and objectives are. She will take us through some of the major challenges and design drivers of a mission to Mars are, and how the team are engineering solutions to meet those challenges. Abbie Hutty works for Airbus Defence and Space and holds the title of 2013, IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year. She is an active campaigner for diversity in the engineering profession.
CamAWiSE is pleased to be supporting the jointly organised event by the Institute of Physics (IOP) and The Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), as a part of the year long Women in Physics series.
Join us at the Cavendish Laboratory, Pippard Lecture Theatre.
You are welcome to attend for refreshments and networking from 6:30pm.
Car and cycle parking will be available in the Park & Cycle car park until 9:00 pm which is accessed via Clerk Maxwell Road CB3 0EL
All are welcome for the free event, though registration is required. Click here to register on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/exomars-a-martian-survival-story-tickets-47220438603