Farah Bhatti is a Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, and Honorary Associate Professor at Swansea University. She was set on a becoming a doctor at a young age, and was always encouraged by her parents. When tragedy befell the family and her father died from a heart attack at the age of 47, it only increased her resolve.
Charlie James joined Swansea University as a student, studying for a Welsh degree (BA Hons). During her degree, Charlie was an active member of a number of student societies, and was the Secretary of the Raise and Give, and director of a play (Teechers by John Godber) in Shoreline Theatre.
Sarah became Director of Student Services in 2010. She established the Welcome Fair for new students in partnership with the Students' Union. This was the beginning of a long and fruitful partnership which led to Sarah being awarded Honorary Life Membership of the Students' Union in 2014.
Christine Watson MBE is the manager of Discovery Student Volunteering Swansea, and has been in the role for over 20 years. 2014 has seen Christine receive an MBE for Services to Student Volunteering and Education, as well as Discovery getting the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.
Diane works at Swansea University as Professor in the College of Medicine. Her research focuses on Microbial Cytochromes P450 related to their biodiversity, as targets for antifungal agents in both medicine and agriculture and the associated rise in fungal resistance to current therapies. She is a member of the BBSRC pool of experts and Natural Products (NPRONET, NIBB) board member.
Joy is a Chair in Nursing at Swansea University, and lead of the Athena SWAN University self-assessment team. In September 2003 she was appointed to a Chair in Nursing at Swansea University. Joy has eclectic research interests but the focus of her work is within community and primary health care.
Siwan Davies is a Professor in Geography, and a recipient of the Philip Leverhulme Prize (2011), Lyell Fund (2013) and European Research Council Starting grant. Siwan is also a mother of two young children which shows that having a successful career and a happy family life is achievable.
Masoumeh is a post-doctoral research assistant to the PREVIEW Project “Prevention of diabetes through lifestyle Intervention in overweight and obese children and adolescence age (10-18)”. She is part of the research team in ‘Applied Sports Science Technology and Exercise Medicine A-STEM in the college of Engineering.