International Women's Day Special: celebrating organisations that advocate for equality in STEM
Mar 08 2020
Surprise! This week we have an BONUS episode to celebrate International Women's Day! In this special episode, we highlight the work being done by academics, student-led groups, and other voluntary organisations who advocate for equal opportunities, inclusion and diversity in science. Our guests include Professor Rachel Oliver (04:48), leader of The Inclusion Group for Equity in Research (TIGER) in STEMM, Hope Bretscher (32:46), co-President of the student-led Cavendish Inspiring Women (CiW) group in the Cavendish Laboratory, and Raheela Rehman (53:20), chair of the Cambridge Association for Women in Science and Engineering (CamAWiSE). Learn more about the organisations featured on the podcast: TIGER in STEMM - www.tigerinstemm.org, CiW - www.cavendishinspiringwomxn.co.uk and CamAWISE - www.camawise.org.uk. The BlueSci Podcast is run by the Cambridge University Science Magazine, currently hosted by Ruby Coates and Simone Eizagirre. Visit www.bluesci.co.uk to access our free magazine, and find out how to get involved. If you enjoyed this episode, why not subscribe? We welcome your feedback and suggestions via email: bluescipodcast (at) gmail (dot) com.