Women at Leeds Network (WaLN)

The Women at Leeds Network is open to all female colleagues at the University, academic and professional.  It has two key strands of focus:

  • A monthly network meeting, called “Start the month with …”
  • An email network for sharing details of events and opportunities

If you would like to join this network, go to: W@LN mailing list subscription.

The actual and virtual networks are open to everyone at the University.

Update 3 July 2019: Notes from the Annual Conference 2019 with members’ thoughts on what main themes and priorities the Network should be taken up in 2019-20, ideas for future events plus thoughts on how to make the Network more effective can be found here.

Committee Members

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

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

Women@Leeds News & Events

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