As part of International Women’s Day 2019, the University would like to celebrate the range of successful women who have worked and studied at Swansea, past and present, across all departments and at a variety of levels in their career.
To share the great stories of our diverse workforce and the talent that Swansea University has to offer, please read through our Inspiring Women nominations for 2019 below:
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Angharad joined the University from the banking sector in 2016 and since then, she has been an integral part of the HR team. After joining the University as an Agile Transformation Assistant, Angharad shortly became the Agile Transformation Manager.
Third Year Business Management (Entrepreneurship) student, Canisha Chakadya is making a difference to the lives of people across Swansea. Instead of embarking on a year working for another organisation during her Year in Industry, Canisha opted to set up her social enterprise, Phoenix Subscriptions.
Chido is a second year Accounting and Finance student from Zimbabwe and the work she has carried out back home is truly remarkable for a twenty year old student. Chido is passionate about ending the poverty cycle and empowering young people to do better in Zimbabwe.
Hatice has been an excellent colleague for us all in the School of Management. She is intelligent, a hard worker and inspires her seniors through her dedication, perseverance and never ending enthusiasm. Within the last two years.
Janice is a Senior Lecturer and has worked at Swansea University since 2005. Her professional background is in the NHS with a career in the field of nursing, health visiting and primary health care.
Julie works as the Manager for the Morgan Academy, part of the School of Management. The Morgan Academy carries out both commissioned research projects and creative research at the cutting-edge of the social sciences, arts and humanities.
Professor Kirsti Bohata, Director of CREW (the Centre for Research into the English Literature and Language of Wales), has been a mentor to junior colleagues within and beyond the University and is a much loved teacher and internationally-renowned scholar. Professor Bohata is a formidable role model and remarkable researcher.
Lauren was born and raised in Cardiff, and though traveling is one of her greatest pleasures, she always finds herself drawn back to the beautiful landscapes and culture of her home. She chose Swansea to study her Undergraduate degree and believes that was her best decision to date.
Dr. Mina Tajvidi is a passionate and dedicated lecturer in the School of Management. Dr. Mina is a very active researcher and has published five prestigious papers and has accomplished top journals in last two years. Dr.
Rachael is a mum of two, a clinical psychologist and a senior lecturer in Psychology. Rachael is also one of the directors of the MSc in Abnormal and Clinical Psychology and she is passionate about providing a supportive environment for students.
Sherryl is a full time Project Manager within the Computational Foundry, and has successfully managed the construction of the new £32.5 million world-class computational science facility.
Sian Thomas is an Office Co-ordinator at CampusLife, Student Services. With the support and encouragement of her manager, Sian has developed LGBT+ training for her colleagues in CampusLife over time to ensure that they can be educated in the issues that LGBT+ people face.
Wendy is a research officer in the field of patient trauma and regenerative medicine. Her research work has recently focussed on a clinical trial investigating the use of Erythropoietin in improving patient recovery following severe trauma.