We’re thrilled to announce our panelists for our upcoming event- Behind the statistics – A panel discussion on Women in STEM!
Marta, Ewelina, Agata and Joana bring a wealth of experience and expertise to the discussion.
Click the link for a deep-dive into the freshly published report and join the debate! https://www.stpuk.org/2023/02/unleash-the-potential/
Meet our esteemed panelists:
Marta Kwiatkowska is Professor of Computing Systems and Fellow at Trinity College, University of Oxford, and a part-time Professor at Polish Academy of Sciences. Her research is concerned with developing techniques and software tools to ensure safety of complex systems, with an emphasis on safety and trust in the fields of robotics and Artificial Intelligence. Marta has been the recipient of two ERC Advanced Grants and an honorary doctorate from KTH Institute of Technology, and was the first female winner of the Royal Society Milner Medal. She is a Fellow of the ACM, a Member of Academia Europea, and a Fellow of the Royal Society.
Ewelina Wachnicka is a Microbiology expert with focus on safety and quality of food. During her over 10 years career journey, she had various roles within Research&Development, quality control, food safety within commercial organizations, academia and government agencies, based in Poland, Greece, Finland, UK, France and Belgium. Ewelina currently leads Microbiology and Analytical Chemistry Team within Research & Innovation Centre for the Coca-Cola Company, based in Brussels. Ewelina holds MSc in Quality control in foods industry from the University of Warmia and Mazury (Olsztyn, Poland) and PhD from the University of East Anglia (Norwich, UK)
Agata Nyga has over 10 years of experience in life science research, with particular interest in bioengineering and mechanobiology. She has worked at top institutions in the United Kingdom, Spain and Canada. Currently she is the lead cell biologist at StemBond Technologies in Cambridge. Agata is also a Research & Policy Team Lead at the Polonium Foundation, a non-for-profit organisation supporting Polish scientific diaspora. Agata holds PhD from Imperial College London.
Joana Moscoso believes in science and innovation for the benefit of humankind. This is what led her to become a scientist and a social business innovator. With experience working in the public, private and third sectors, Joana holds PhD from Imperial College London, is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow Alumni, and co-founded two social enterprises. At Native Scientist, she connects children and scientists to promote quality and fair science education. At Chaperone, she gives scientists access to high-quality and personalised career support. She is an author of 10+ international peer-reviewed publications and founded Native Scientist while doing her PhD. Her entrepreneurial skills, ability to mobilise people, and capacity to generate positive social impact have been distinguished multiple times, including the titles Top 100 Women in Social Enterprise (2021) and MIT Innovator Under 35 (2017) titles
Join us on 16.03.2023 on Zoom.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to participate in this fantastic evening with us!
Meeting ID: 885 8612 7813