2nd Women in Environmental Sciences Workshop

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.

Date published: 2019/05/07

When: Wednesday 12th June 2019 10.00-14.00 (Registration at 9:45am)

Where: Roscoe Building - Theatre B, University of Manchester

About

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

Featuring:

  • 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.

Registration

Register free on Eventbrite. For information about this event contact Dr. Cecilia Medupin.