Girls in STEM Evening RM298 / D162

Start date
7 Feb 24
Downlands Community School, Dale Avenue, Hassocks BN6 8LP View on Google Map


We believe that to truly inspire the next generation of female STEM experts we ourselves have to be role models for them.

Our Girls in STEM Evening promises to help you become just that. You’ll hear from experts who will all share activities, techniques and strategies designed to help you excite and encourage female students into pursuing STEM subjects and careers.


Keynote Speaker - Vivienne Porritt

Our keynote speaker is Vivienne Porritt OBE,. Vivienne is Co-founder and Global Strategic Leader of #WomenEd, a global charity which empowers aspiring and existing women leaders in education.

Vivienne supports school and trust leaders with vision, strategy, professional learning and development, impact evaluation and DEIJ.  She is a speaker, coach and author and holds several governance roles.

Vivienne is a former secondary headteacher and Director for School Partnerships at University College London Institute of Education. She writes for practitioner and academic journals and is co-editor of 10%Braver: Inspiring Women to Lead Education (Sage, 2019) and Being 10%Braver (Corwin, 2021) as well as WomenEd’s forthcoming book.


All STEM subject teachers and genders are welcome.

Tickets are £20 for the first one purchased and then £5 per additional ticket. To book additional tickets please email

Tickets also include a selection of cheese and wine for you to enjoy.

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Women in STEAM07 February 202416:30-18:30Downlands Community School

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£20.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£40.00 +VAT

Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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