Our next event for women in OR

We're now running our November event online!

As well as hearing from some great speakers about hot-topic issues in the profession, you'll be building a better work environment for all women whilst widening your own professional circle.

Come and join us and hear women from all sectors and career stages share their stories of overcoming professional hurdles in a gender-biased industry.

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Meet our 2020 Speaker:

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Professor Julia Buckingham CBE,

Vice Chancellor and President of Brunel University London

Talk Title: Never a Dull Moment:  My Life in Academia


Julia Buckingham is currently Treasurer and a Trustee of Universities UK, a Director of Imperial College Health Partners and of the National Centre for Universities and Business, a member of the All-Party Parliamentary University Group Council, a member of the Heathrow Skills Taskforce, Chair of The Concordat Strategy Group, supporting the career development of researchers, and Chair of the Athena SWAN Review Steering Group.

In 2012 she was appointed Vice-Chancellor and President of Brunel University London.  Throughout her career Julia has combined research and education with supporting the broader aspects of academic life through work with the research councils, medical charities and learned societies.  She has published widely in her field, served on numerous national and international review panels and received a number of prestigious awards and honours for her work; she awarded a CBE in 2018 for services to Biology and Education. 

Former roles include President of the British Pharmacological Society, President of the Society for Endocrinology, member of the Sykes Commission, Editor of the Journal of Neuroendocrinology, Chairman of BioScientifica Ltd, a Trustee of the Royal Institution and the Royal Society of Biology and a Governor of St Mary’s Calne. 


What to expect

This event follows on from the very successful online series of events for the Women in OR and Analytics Network.

This is a FREE event and will run from 4:00pm until 6:30pm.

16:00 – Introduction to the event
16:15 – Speaker - Prof Julia Buckingham
17:15 – Comfort Break
17:30 – Introduction to networking activity by Laura Reid, CEO of Simul8
            Networking activity & refreshments (please bring your own)
18:15 – Update on WORAN activities
18:30 - Close


Everyone is welcome

Everyone is welcome regardless of gender. Whilst the event is primarily for women in OR, we welcome everyone to join us and support the ORS Women in OR and Analytics Network!


Meet the organising committee


Dr Annunziata Esposito Amideo, 
University College Dublin

Nadia Papamichail, 
The University of Manchester

This is your network

This network brings women together to share the knowledge and experience that is organic to this group, to widen networks and opportunities and to amplify members' voices.

We need your voice, your knowledge and your experience in this group. Help us to build a strong, self-supporting network and to set better conditions for each new generation of young women launching into their OR and analytics careers.

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