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Inspiring Women for staff

Welcome to the new look Inspiring Women Events, which are a series of occasional one-hour lunchtime talks by female speakers and is sponsored by Warwick's Provost,Chris Ennew. These talks are then followed by interactive workshops to support your career development. The initiative was established in order to encourage and inspire female staff at Warwick, to learn from other women, share their own experiences and to meet with colleagues they may not otherwise encounter on campus.

Next Event

Wednesday 29 March 2023, 9am-10am, University House, Atrium

Coming Soon...

Inspiring Women Presents...

Inspiring Women Networking Cafe Launch Event: The Power of Connecting Inspiring Women

Pro. Kiran Trehan

Professor Kiran Trehan

We’d like to invite you to the launch of the Inspiring Women at Warwick Networking Cafe. This will seek to raise the profile of the good work taking place at Warwick on increasing gender equity and also provide a platform for networking and collaboration.

The event will be introduced by Rachel Sandby-Thomas, followed by keynote speaker Professor Kiran Trehan of the University of York, who will talk about the power of connecting inspiring women. The event will highlight each of the individuals and teams recognised by the recent Warwick Gender Equality Awards, with a brief description of their contribution. This will be followed by networking over tea, coffee and pastries meet colleagues and find out more about their gender equality projects.

Register for event here.Link opens in a new window

Meet the Team

I am delighted to welcome you Warwick’s ‘Inspiring Women- Staff’ events organising team!

We are Shera Payne, Student Lettings Manager, Warwick Accommodation, Anne Wilson, Head of Careers, and Amanda Bishop, WP Faculty Co-ordinator.

We look forward to meeting you at the next event, and always welcome feedback on what further opportunities you would like to see.

Please spread the word about these events which are open to all colleagues regardless of gender.

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Past Speakers

The Inspiring Women initiative was launched in 2015 in order to inspire and encourage Warwick’s many talented and capable female staff.

The very popular Inspiring Women speaker series features a mixture of academic and professional services staff, prominent Warwick alumni and other high-profile women across a range of careers. Read more about our past events and speakers.Link opens in a new window

Helpful Links

Inspiring Women Student Series


Gender Initiatives at Warwick

To champion advancement of gender equality at all levels in the University.