STEMettes’ ‘Routes into STEM’

A little over two weeks ago on the 5th December, the STEMettes took over Imperial (well the Math’s department)! 200 girls of GCSE and A-level age, as well as 9 panellists, including myself, had an afternoon of networking and discussions based around the topic ‘Routes into STEM’. The aim of the day was to give the girls a glimpse into the exciting world of STEM and the … Continue reading STEMettes’ ‘Routes into STEM’

Imperial College Graduation 2015!

This post is long overdue having graduated 2 weeks ago today! However, in between graduate job applications, networking and workshop events, running the Union and looking after 17,000 students, my feet have hardly touched the ground; I’m glad I’ve managed to squeeze in an hour to document Commemoration Day! For me especially, my graduation was rather unique as I didn’t just go up and skip across … Continue reading Imperial College Graduation 2015!

HeForShe #GetFree UK Tour

"Why is it bad to do things like a girl? I do things like a girl because I am a girl." — @LucindaJaneSA #GetFreeTourUK #HeForShe — HeForShe (@HeforShe) October 8, 2015 Last Thursday 8th October, I had the pleasure to welcome the HeForShe #GetFree UK Tour to Imperial! HeForShe is a huge gender equality campaign run by UN Women. As stated on their website HeForShe … Continue reading HeForShe #GetFree UK Tour

Greenlight For Girls

Last Saturday, 26th September,  I was invited to speak at the UK Greenlight For Girls (G4G) event, hosted by Imperial College. G4G is an international organisation dedicated to inspire girls to pursue STEM subjects, by introducing them to the world of science in fun and exciting ways. The brilliant event at Imperial allowed 12 to 16 year old girls from local schools to become a scientist and … Continue reading Greenlight For Girls

Talbot Heath Speech Day

On 11th September I was invited back to my old school, Talbot Heath, to be guest speaker at Speech Day. I spent almost my entire childhood at the school from the age of 3 to 16; it was an absolute honour to be asked back and a pleasure to speak with all the fabulous young girls and my old teachers. My day started with the biology A-level students … Continue reading Talbot Heath Speech Day