Pizza Party for STEM Students – Cork


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