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Inspiring Women Student Series

Inspiring Women Student Series

Inspiring Women Student Series

A series of occasional one-hour lunchtime talks by female speakers. The initiative was established in order to encourage and inspire students and to showcase diverse female career journeys. Talks are timetabled on Wednesday afternoons 1-2pm and afterwards there is a chance to network with the speaker and with like-minded students to share experiences over refreshments. All students welcome.

Past speakers

We aim to showcase a diverse array speakers from different sectors including external, internal and Warwick alumni

Read more about our past events and speakers

Frankie Hobro

Frankie Hobro is the Director and Owner of Anglesey Sea Zoo and an Alumni of Bangor University. Frankie has a long history working on hands-on conserv…

Alex Cotton

Alex Cotton, Honorary DSc, MBE, Mental Health Nurse for Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS trust. Recognised for her work as the driving force …

Emma Kennedy

Oxford-educated Emma Kennedy is a multi award-winning authoress of ten books including two best-sellers, screen-writer and occasional actress. Her scr…

Marina Antoniou

Marina Antoniou is the EMEA Head of Audit for Rates trading as well as the France Head of Audit for Citigroup. Marina also takes part at the governanc…

Next event

There are no more speakers planned for this academic year.

Useful links

Sprint Programme

4 day immersive Female Personal Development Programme designed to accelerate potential. Separate UG and PG programmes available.

Gender Initiatives at Warwick

To champion advancement of gender equality at all levels in the University including student and staff.

A-Z of useful resources

Feedback from students attending inspiring women talks

'I walked into the room today feeling negative about various things in my personal life and left having forgotten all of it and feeling positive. This talk was so lovely and genuinely inspiring in an accessible way'

'Truly inspiring session. Your words ‘never give up’ will stay with me'

'Lovely atmosphere. I feel very inspired!'