Women EmpowerED

8th March to 14th March

About the conference

Welcome to WomenEmpowerED Conference

This conference is a week long series of events regarding gender equality and inclusivity intended for women, non-binary and transgender students. It is a celebration of International Women's Day, which falls on the 8th of March.
During the week, we aim to spark conversations about topics that are not often spoken about, provide an opportunity to meet likeminded individuals and to have fun! This a collaboration between multiple societies at the University of Edinburgh. The event is virtual due to the pandemic, but this represents a unique opportunity to invite speakers and guests from from all over the world. All the events are free of charge. Don't think twice and sign up now!

Meet the team

Edinburgh Women in STEM
Edinburgh Hoppers
Women in Law
Edinburgh Women in Business
Women in Politics and IR

Affiliated Societies


Nadia Alramli
Director of Engineering at HubSpot
Rikhi Roy
Student at the Aerospace Systems Design Lab
Linda Bauld
Professor of Public Health in the Usher Institute
Dr. Catriona McMillan
Postdoctoral Fellow the University of Edinburgh
Patty Skuster
Senior Legal Advisor at Ipas
Ximena Vengoechea
Scottish barrister and a member of the panel of counsel for the EHRCS.
Jag Sheemar
Technical QA Lead at Thought Machine
Jeni Klugman
ex- Director of Gender and Development at the World Bank
Joanna Lukowicz
Administrative Business Partner at Google
Pr Cowan
Professor of Queer and Feminist Studies at Edinburgh Law School
Wendy M. Grossman
Freelance Science and Technology Writer


Note: all times listed are in GMT (UTC+0).

Get in touch

For further queries, email us at womenempowered2021@gmail.com
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