It's well known that Imperial is seen as a bit of a boys club (gotta love that 2:1 ratio). This doesn't mean that we cant tackle some of our most important gender equality issues. In my first month here, a consultant told me to consider a different career path, because being a surgeon would be difficult "when i have young kids". There is no reason that women should be herded away from high... read more
As your Gender Equality Officer, I will extend my role to campaign not only for Gender Equality but also for Gender Equity around Imperial and beyond. My priority is inclusivity - I will be an advocate for any gender, regardless of their ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or your backgrounds. On top of continuing the work of the Gender Equality Officer last year – including celebrating International Women’s day... read more
I’m Jagriti, a first-year Medical Biosciences student; a President’s Ambassador and involved in Ask-a-Student scheme, where I chat with international offer-holders about my time at Imperial. Apart from being a sub-committee member of SORA, I also volunteer at the Royal Hospital of Neuro-disabilities. My favourite societies are ICSM Coding and Filmsoc.
If elected as Imperial’s Gender Equality officer for 2019/... read more