UNSW Medicine celebrates International Women’s Day

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Event date :
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 12:00 to 14:00
Event Type :
Location :
Berg Family Foundation Seminar Room (Kirby Institute)
Open to :
Medicine staff and students
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Booking deadline: 

UNSW Medicine is pleased to invite you to attend a special International Women’s Day event.

Drawing on the theme for this year’s International Women’s Day #BalanceforBetter, this event brings together outstanding women who are making an impact.

Dr Amanda Henry, Gender Champion MEDIC, will MC a panel of diverse women at different career stages from UNSW Medicine talking about their professional journey and experiences including: 

  • Prof Minoti Apte: former NSW Woman of the Year and pancreatic cancer researcher

  • Prof Maria Craig: a clinical academic whose major research interest is childhood diabetes

  • Dr Angelica Merlot: early career pancreatic and brain cancer researcher who has been nominated for 2019 NSW Young Woman of the Year

  • Dayna Duncan: MedSoc President and current medical student

The winner of Medicine’s 2019 Apte Scholarship will be announced at the event. Lunch will be provided.


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