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Life Sciences retains Athena Swan Silver Award in recognition of progress on gender equality

We are delighted to announce that the School of Life Sciences (SLS) has successfully renewed its Athena Swan Silver Award. The award recognises the progress made by the School towards the goal of addressing gender inequalities and embedding an inclusive culture.

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(March 2024)

Mon 18 Mar 2024, 12:49 | Tags: Athena SWAN

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WMG alumna wins British Council award

Picture of Noor Abu-JbaraNoor Abu-Jbara, WMG MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship alumna, has won a prestigious Study UK Alumni Award.

Noor, who graduated from WMG in 2019, was announced as the winner in the Business and Innovation Award category for Jordan at an awards ceremony held on Sunday (30 January).

The UK Alumni Awards are led by the British Council to celebrate the outstanding achievements of the UK’s international alumni. Award winners and finalists are leaders in their fields who have used their experience of studying at a UK university to make a positive contribution to their communities, professions and countries.

The Business and Innovation Award category specifically recognises those who are active in initiating and contributing to innovative or creative new ideas, solutions or business opportunities, that have the potential for growth.

Professor Robin Clark, Dean of WMG said: “This award is a true testament to Noor’s dedication and passion for entrepreneurship and empowering women in Jordan. I’m delighted that her efforts have been recognised. Congratulations Noor!

“We look forward to seeing the wonderful things that she continues to achieve throughout her career.”

After graduating Noor became the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Supervisor at TheTank by Umniah and the Founder of SHEE. She is trainer and mentor for start-ups and has worked as a consultant and researcher in the fields of innovation, entrepreneurship, women empowerment and management consultation.

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Wed 02 Feb 2022, 09:35 | Tags: Athena Swan Education Awards

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Marie-Therese Wolfram wins Gender Equality Award

Prof Wolfram's innovative work towards gender equality has led to a Gender Equality Award.

Wed 24 Jan 2024, 17:15 | Tags: Athena Swan Equality, Diversity, Inclusivity

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