The University of Manchester is hosting the second Women in Environmental Sciences Workshop on 12 June 2019. The event will feature presentations from 4 distinguished speakers, Q & A sessions, and breakout sessions, as well as networking and exhibition stands.
When: Wednesday 12th June 2019 10.00-14.00 (Registration at 9:45am)
Where: Roscoe Building - Theatre B, University of Manchester
The workshop will:
- Establish women’s voices in environmental science, as part of an interdisciplinary research programme, within the framework of sustainable development goals;
- Explore how partnerships between research & development organisations (local & international) can be focused on women’s environmental concerns and initiated to deliver innovation & impact;
- Encourage & inspire a new generation of women to become environmental science advocates, activists & practitioners
- Dr. Cecilia Medupin, Lecturer, School of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Univ. of Manchester, UK. Convener, Women in Environmental Sciences
- Dr. Georgina McAllister, Programme Director, GardenAfrica, Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience, Coventry University Rebuilding social-ecological relationships through farming systems
- Ms. Hilda Palmer, Cofounder, Families Against Corporate Killers (FACK) & coordinator, Greater Manchester Hazards Centre. Environmental Hazards: Mobilising the force of women’s voices
- Professor Sarah Lindley, Professor of Professor of Geography, School of Environment, Education and Development, University of Manchester, UK. Urban green infrastructure and its links with human health and wellbeing.