OxFEST 7th Annual Symposium - STEMpower Her: Together We Rise

Dame Mary Archer, Dr Clara Barker, Laetitia Cailleteau, Dr Bernadine Idowu-Onibokun, Ajit Jaokar, Dr Ana Namburete, and more
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8:30 - 19:00
St. Anne's College
56 Woodstock Rd
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We are delighted to bring a fantastic all-day programme to you in OxFEST's 7th Annual Symposium.This one-day event features interactive discussions and an opportunities fair alongside insightful speakers, panels, and workshops on topics ranging from data science and entrepreneurship to the evolution of technology and diversity in STEM. It is hosted by OxFEST (Oxford Females in Engineering, Science, and Technology), one of Oxford University’s largest student societies that promotes gender equality in STEM fields.

Please note our conference is open to individuals of all genders.

This event will feature:
1. High-profile speakers, including Dame Mary Archer, the chair of Science Museum Group

2. Workshops on Data Science, Entrepreneurship, Fellowships, and Career Planning for Undergraduates

3. Panel discussions on ways to promote gender equality and the evolution of technology in STEM

4. Interactive sessions with leading companies, including Bloomberg, Shell, and Accenture

5. Chances for students to share their work in poster or oral presentations

Call for Student Poster and Talk Presentations - Free Tickets!

We have also put out a call for student presentations. Students in any stage of their degrees who identify as female are welcome to present a poster or talk on research in STEM or on gender equality. All presenters will receive free entry and meals for the whole day. Three outstanding poster submissions will be selected for awards by a professional panel. Sign up by February 10th on http://tinyurl.com/present-at-oxfest-2018.

*Financial aid available (contact jessica.wen@queens.ox.ac.uk)