Category: International Women's Day

Breastfeeding and work: the juggles and struggles

Breastfeeding and work: the juggles and struggles

Dr Sudeh Cheraghi-Sohi I have been a post-doctoral researcher now for 12 years and in that time I have also had two children, both of which I breastfed. I took the full period allowed for maternity leave and so when I returned to work my children were both over a year...

International Women’s Day 2023 – Embracing Equity

International Women’s Day 2023 – Embracing Equity

Seminar 1: In Conversation with… Prof Dawn Edge - Embracing Equity Dawn Edge is Professor of Mental Health and Inclusivity at the University of Manchester Academic Lead for Equality, Diversity & Inclusion on ‘race’, religion, and belief. She is the University of...

The Contribution of Women across the Lifespan in the Covid-19 Crisis

The Contribution of Women across the Lifespan in the Covid-19 Crisis

During March 2022 we have been hosting a series of inspirational weekly lunchtime speakers. The theme of the talks is The Contribution of Women across the Lifespan in the Covid-19 Crisis.  The series started with Dr Elaine Dewhurst (University of Manchester) and Dr...

Celebrating Women #BreakTheBias

Celebrating Women #BreakTheBias

To celebrate International Women’s Day the School of Health Sciences Athena Swan committee have organised a month of celebrations to highlight the contributions of women during the Covid-19 pandemic. We started off with our excellent speaker on 9th March - Dr Pragya...