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Celebrating Women in STEM and Returners on International Women's Day 2018

  • House of Commons Committee Room 8 London SW1A 0AA (map)

Join us at the House of Commons for a lively discussion about women in STEM and Returners to these sectors, on International Women's Day #IWD2018
The discussion will be led by Jacqueline de Rojas CBE, President of techUK
Other guest speakers include:

  • Margot James MP, Minister for Digital and Creative Industries
  • Tom Brake MP, Carshalton and Wallington
  • Dr Omar Khan, Director at the Runnymede Trust

We will be celebrating the achievements and contributions of women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics to date

In addition, we will discuss the challenges women face when seeking to return to work after a career break, the measures in place to assist them, and how these can be further improved as we #PressForProgress towards gender parity

Event sponsored by Tom Brake MP

Additional information:
Please arrive 30 minutes earlier than the event start time to allow for security clearance
Please use the Cromwell Green Visitors' entrance
In accordance to Parliamentary protocol, please note that "The rules on filming and photography in Committee rooms, developed by the Administration Committee, state that filming and photography is not permitted unless for a publication of a Select Committee report. As this [event] is taking place in a committee room, unfortunately photography and filming will not be permitted"

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