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Gayathri Eknath

Gayathri Eknath

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Navigating the path from Parent to Professor

Navigating the path from Parent to Professor

Posted on 10 February 2023 by Gayathri Eknath

The Diversity in STEM (DiSTEM) network is running the first event of 2023 showcasing the lives of academic parents. Primary caregivers working in academia face the immeasurable challenge of having to […]

LGBTQ+ STEM Day 2022

Posted on 7 November 2022 by Gayathri Eknath

The Diversity in STEM (DiSTEM) network will be hosting an in-person session on Friday 18th November where we will livestream a celebration of Pride in STEM day. This event is […]

Black scientists showcase

Posted on 25 October 2022 by Gayathri Eknath

October is the black history month in the UK. As such, as for the last year, it is our pleasure to introduce you to a few among the hundreds of black […]

Celebration of Women in Mathematics!

Posted on 18 May 2022 by Gayathri Eknath

It was our great pleasure to host a DiSTEM event on 11th May 2022 celebrating (one day earlier!) the Women in Mathematics day. We invited talks from three speakers: Marina […]

Making sense of racial microaggressions

Posted on 1 May 2022 by Gayathri Eknath

The April 2022 event of the DiSTEM (Diversity in STEM) network was ‘Making sense of microaggressions', featuring Susan Cousins and Barry Diamond. The event took place online on Wednesday April […]

LGBTQ+ Stories in STEM

LGBTQ+ Stories in STEM

Posted on 11 February 2022 by Gayathri Eknath

To celebrate LGBT+ History Month, we invited speakers from the LGBT+ community to speak about their experiences of working in a STEM field. The event aimed to raise awareness of […]

Hidden Disabilities

Posted on 28 January 2022 by Gayathri Eknath

DiSTEM's first event! On January 26th 2022, the first Diversity in STEM (DiSTEM) event of the year took place - and it was a major success! We had a record […]

Career stories: role models in STEM

Posted on 10 November 2021 by Gayathri Eknath

On Friday 12th November from 12:30-13:30 the TWiSTEM (Trevithick Women in STEM) group hosted an online lunch event showcasing four different careers from the inspirational staff we have in Maths and Physics […]

Black in STEM

Posted on 31 August 2021 by Gayathri Eknath

For several years, the STEM sector has been encouraging women to enter the sector. However, there has been little focus on the journey of minoritized ethnicity women, and the unique […]

International Women’s Day 2021 #ChooseToChallenge

Posted on 27 August 2021 by Gayathri Eknath

International Women’s Day was celebrated worldwide on 8th March 2021. The theme for this year has been #ChoosetoChallenge with a special focus on our ability to call out gender bias and […]