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International Women in Engineering Day panel & networking event

The London Institute for Healthcare Engineering, St Thomas’ Campus, London

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The School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences, Gender Equality Working Group is hosting an event to celebrate women working in engineering.

The panel will discuss what it’s like to be a woman in engineering; the successes, the challenges, and how we can come together as a School and University to encourage more women to work (and stay) in engineering!

This is an inclusive event, we welcome people of all genders to join, connect and share their stories.

The panel will be chaired by Dr Yijing Xie, Lecturer, RAEng Research Fellow with guests:

The panel will be followed by light refreshments and networking.  


This event has been organised by the BMEIS Gender Equality Working Group.

At this event

Yijing Xie

Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow

Adelaide  de Vecchi

Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering

Antonia  Pontiki

Teaching Fellow in Biomedical Engineering

Dawn Bonfield

Professor of Practice in Engineering for Sustainable Development

Sharon Giles

Director of Clinical & Research Imaging Operations

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