A BEES (Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences) and WITS (Women in Technology and Science) collaboration to promote WITS free student membership and to present Athena Swan Project in UCC.
Date: 16th October 2017
Time: 5:15 pm – 6:30pm
Location: Room G13, The Cooperage, BEES, Distillery Field Campus, UCC, North Mall, Cork, Ireland
5:15 pm Registration
5:30 pm Introduction to WITS
5:40 pm Introduction to Athena SWAN by Astrid Wingler
Astrid Wingler is the Professor of Plant Biology and Head of Plant Science in the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences (BEES), UCC and currently chairs the Athena SWAN self-assessment team at BEES.
5:55 pm Presentation of Lab Coats and Lace book by WITS, to Ann King, Athena SWAN
Ann King is Athena SWAN Project Officer, UCC
The book, published in 2008, is a source of pioneering Irish female roles models in science, engineering, astronomy, medicine, technology and other STEM disciplines.
6:00 – 6:30 pm Pizza & Networking