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Women's History Month: Former Bupa CEO and Kingston University graduate Val Gooding CBE reflects on career barriers and offers advice to budding business women

Posted Monday 29 March 2021

Women's History Month: Former Bupa CEO and Kingston University graduate Val Gooding CBE reflects on career barriers and offers advice to budding business women

A British business leader who spent 12 years as chief executive of private healthcare firm Bupa and had a 20-year career with British Airways has shared advice with female business students, as well as recalling some of the barriers she faced and the role models who inspired her.


Women's History Month: Kingston University professors and associate professors discuss career experiences, impact of their research and advice for next generation

Posted Friday 26 March 2021

Women's History Month: Kingston University professors and associate professors discuss career experiences, impact of their research and advice for next generation

Women working in senior academic roles across Kingston University share details of their research and how it is making a difference, as well as discussing the importance of work to ensure more women professors and associate professors are supported through their careers, alongside advice for female students and early career researchers working towards promotion.


Women's History Month: Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor for Education Professor Sue Reece highlights role models and importance of ensuring women are always included, valued and visible

Posted Tuesday 23 March 2021

Women's History Month: Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor for Education Professor Sue Reece highlights role models and importance of ensuring women are always included, valued and visible

As part of the University's International Women's Day and Women's History Month celebrations, Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor for Education Professor Sue Reece shares her admiration for the work of author Caroline Craido Perez and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, and explains how both have highlighted in different ways the importance of ensuring leaderships teams include women who are listened to and respected.


Women's History Month: Kingston University music expert on the career of composer Ruth Gipps and her role as a female musical leader

Posted Friday 19 March 2021

Women's History Month: Kingston University music expert on the career of composer Ruth Gipps and her role as a female musical leader

As part of Kingston University's Women's History Month celebrations, Head of the School of Performing Arts and Associate Professor of Music Dr Helen Minors reflects on the work and influence of composer, pianist and conductor Ruth Gipps - who worked at Kingston Polytechnic in the years before it became Kingston University - in what is the centenary year of Gipps' birth.


Women's History Month: Female Lead founder and Kingston University honorary degree recipient Edwina Dunn OBE on encouraging more girls to follow STEM careers

Posted Friday 12 March 2021

Women's History Month: Female Lead founder and Kingston University honorary degree recipient Edwina Dunn OBE on encouraging more girls to follow STEM careers

A data science pioneer who received an honorary degree from Kingston University has shared insights from her career during Women's History Month, as well as outlining some of the barriers she believes prevent girls from pursuing careers in STEM at an early age.


Kingston University students and staff share #ChooseToChallenge commitments on International Women's Day

Posted Monday 8 March 2021

Kingston University students and staff share #ChooseToChallenge commitments on International Women's Day

The theme for International Women's Day this year is #ChooseToChallenge, with people being encouraged to share photographs of themselves on social media raising a hand to demonstrate a commitment to calling out inequality, alongside the campaign hashtag. As part of this year's theme, Kingston University has been inviting members of its community to share their own commitment to choosing to challenge inequality, call out bias, question stereotypes, and help forge an inclusive world. Some of the responses are below, with others being shared across our social media platforms.


LGBT+ History Month: Gender pronouns – a trans ally's perspective

Posted Friday 26 February 2021

LGBT+ History Month: Gender pronouns – a trans ally's perspective

As part of LGBT+ History Month, students, staff, and alumni of Kingston University have been providing personal stories, views, and creative expressions. Development Manager in the University's Development, Alumni, Relations and Engagement(DARE) team Leonie Evans gives her account of being related to a transgender man, how this affected their lives, and what can be done to increase awareness of life as a trans person and the issues they face.


LGBT+ History Month: A letter from Emily*

Posted Thursday 25 February 2021

LGBT+ History Month: A letter from Emily*

As part of LGBT+ History Month, students, staff and alumni of Kingston University have been providing personal stories, views, and creative expressions. Trans member of staff Emily* shares her account of identifying as a female since being a child, after being born male, and how this has impacted their life.


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