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Department of Archaeology

 
Dorothy Garrod
When: 
Saturday, 26 October, 2019 - 15:30 to 17:00
Event speaker: 
Various

Women at Cambridge University: Witnesses and Agents of Change

In cooperation with the University Library's Women's exhibition
https://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/cambridge-university-library-unveils-the-rich-histories-struggles-and-hidden-labours-of-women-at

And to honour dear Dorothy Garrod on the 80th anniversary of her election as the first female Professor http://www2.arch.cam.ac.uk/~pjs1011/Pams.html

Four extraordinarily brave, accomplished, acclaimed Women at Cambridge will discuss their life-histories as agents of gender justice.

Dr Felicity Cooke, co-founder, Cambridge University Women's Action Group (1982), member of the first University Nursery working group, first administrative secretary of WiSETI, first Head of Equality and Diversity.

Dr Nancy Lane Chair of The Rising Tide Report (1992), Founding Director of WiSETI, Founder of the Athena Project and the Athena SWAN Charter

Professor Dame Athene Donald First female Professor in any of the physical sciences in Cambridge and the University's First Gender Equality Champion.

Professor Juliet Mitchell Founding Director of the Centre for Gender Studies

Former Deputy-Vice-Chancellor Kate Pretty will act as Chair.

Event location: 
McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Downing Street, CB2 3ER
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