Women at Leeds Network (WaLN)

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The aims of the Women at Leeds Network are:  

    • to support the personal and professional development of women at the University of Leeds  
    • to advance gender equality at the University of Leeds, and to remove barriers that prevent women from achieving their potential  
    • to promote communication, networking and mutual support among women at the University of Leeds  
    • to be a focus for discussion, reflection and information sharing on issues affecting gender equality at the University of Leeds, and to raise awareness of these issues across the University  

We encourage all women colleagues and postgraduate researchers at the University to join our online “Team” for opportunities to connect with colleagues, explore issues of shared concern and interest, and find out about relevant events. 

We also have a mailing list for email reminders about our events, and we encourage everyone to follow us on Twitter 

Our regular events include a monthly network meeting, called “Start the month with …”, and an annual conference.  

Co-chairs to the Women at Leeds Network: 

Dr Fiona Gill – School of Earth and Environment
Dr Rachel Muers – School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science
Gillian Neild – Faculty of Medicine and Health 



Monthly Network Meeting

"Start the month with …"
A monthly network meeting, which takes place on either the first Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday of each month on a rotating basis, allowing members the opportunity to meet female colleagues from across the University and invited speakers to offer experiences of career journeys, advice and support

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