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Inspiring Careers - Celebrating International Women’s Day 2019 - Friday 8th March, 1-4pm, Pontio PL5

Each year International Women's Day (8th March) is celebrated across the world to mark the achievements of women. Bangor University is joining the celebrations with an exciting event highlighting the careers and contributions of women in leadership positions in and around Bangor, as well as providing a University-wide forum for discussion of issues around gender equality that affect all staff and students.

Our speakers work in a range of public and private sector settings and will reflect on their career choices and career paths, their experiences, their aspirations and challenges faced along the way.

We encourage and invite all staff and students to join us for what promises to be an interesting, insightful and inspirational afternoon!

Our panel includes:

  • Siân Gwenllian  - Assembly Member Arfon
  • Sue Green - Executive Director of Workforce & Organisational Development, Betsi Cadwaladr
  • Frankie Hobro - owner and director of Anglesey Sea Zoo
  • Prof Jo Rycroft-Malone - Pro-Vice Chancellor Research & Impact, Bangor University
  • Prof Carol Tully - Pro-Vice Chancellor Students, Bangor University
  • Prof David Thomas - Head of School of Ocean Sciences, Bangor University; Director of Sêr Cymru National Research Network for Low Carbon, Energy and Environment
  • Dr Noemi Mantovan - Senior Lecturer, Bangor Business School, Bangor University

Programme

  Welcome by the Interim Vice-Chancellor (Prof Graham Upton) and the Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Impact (Prof Jo Rycroft-Malone)
1pm Towards gender equality in Wales  – Siân Gwenllian, Assembly Member Arfon
1:30pm      Women in the Labour Market - Dr Noemi Mantovan, Senior Lecturer, Bangor Business School
1:45pm    No Limits - Sue Green - Executive Director of Workforce & Organisational Development, Betsi Cadwaladr
2pm        Tea & coffee (CoWork, 5th floor, Pontio)
2:30pm  She who dares… - Frankie Hobro - Owner and director of Anglesey Sea Zoo
2:45pm       Facilitating a change of equality in the environmental sciences - Prof David Thomas - Head of School of Ocean Sciences, Bangor University; Director of Sêr Cymru National Research Network for Low Carbon, Energy and Environment
3pm   This Bangor Girl absolutely can! - Prof Carol Tully, Pro-Vice Chancellor Students, Bangor University
3:15pm    Questions, panel discussion
4pm    Close

Full programme.