On 9 October 2018 - Ada Lovelace Day - we're delighted to share with you some of the stories from Gamechangers for Diversity in STEM.
You can listen to this wonderful podcast by the even more wonderful Ankita Anirban and featuring many of our fantastic participants:
You can watch the videos of our brilliant keynote speakers:
The project pitches to potential funders on the afternoon of the second day of Gamechangers are really excellent. Check them out! (Click on the team name to view the video.)
Our participants have also written up their experiences:
And lastly, enjoy the fantastic pictures from two inspirational days!
Across STEM people face many challenges: professional isolation, sexual harassment and bullying, and difficulties balancing work and family. These sorts of experiences disproportionately affect women, people from ethnic minorities, the LGBTQ+ community and disabled people.
At STEM Gamechangers we invite you to join us to build a fresh, bold vision for a more inclusive environment in STEM.
How? By working on evidence-based, practical solutions. Across the UK many people are already working hard to create and support diversity within their own institutions and workplaces. However, there is often little to no support or funding and their efforts can be under appreciated. By coming together we can change this, inspire each other and create new collaborations and opportunities.
We will begin with some inspiring keynote talks from leaders of successful grassroots diversity initiatives. These talks will then serve as a catalyst for two days of group-based deliberation, development and design of potential projects.
You will decide what you want to work on, either by proposing your own idea as a project or joining a team working on something which particularly inspires you.
At the end of the event, groups will have a unique opportunity to pitch their projects to companies who share our goals in transforming the STEM working environment.
If you’re passionate about diversity in STEM and want to work on projects to make a real difference, please apply to join us today.
Read more about why we're running this event and what we hope to achieve
Have a Question? Many answers can be found right here in our FAQs
Click for directions to The Alan Turing Institute inside the British Library
Check out the agenda
Meet the organising team members