01st March 2023

BHASVIC Women’s History Month Celebration Series #OurStory

BHASVIC Women’s History Month Celebration Series

Interesting talks and discussions from a variety of backgrounds and experiences to celebrate Women’s History Month: presented by Feminist Society, Hypatia Society & Culture Club.


Date Time Host Activity
Monday 6 March 11:45 - 12:30 Amber Oliphant, Engineer at High Speed Rail Networks Hear about Amber's experience as an engineer as she hopes to inspire young people to peruse roles regardless of the stigmas associated with the role. Amber also champions apprenticeships and the many benefits of taking this route.
Tuesday 7 March 11:45 - 12:30 Anne Okafor, Podcast Producer & Chartered Construction Manager Anne will candidly talk about her inspiring story of how she got to where she is today. As well as working in construction, Anne produces a podcast, The Everyday Communicator, which covers how to bring out the best version of YOU, by implementing time management, self-care, resilience, confidence and self-promotion.
Wednesday 8 March 11:45 - 12:30 Michala Liavaag, Cyber Security Consultant Michala shares why she strongly believes that all areas of life needs to be more inclusive and how we can champion this together. Michala has lead the National Cyber Security Centre's #CyberFirst scheme to help break the bias attached.
Monday 13 March 11:45 - 12:30 Courtney Holmes, Communications Officer at GSK Courtney will share the struggle she battled with voicing opinions in a room and learn how you can grow confidence. Courtney will also discuss how she discovered her passion for business and communications.
Monday 20 March 11:45 - 12:31 Saira Asif-Jussab, Support Technician
Saira is excited to share her story from university and how some experiences have affected her, and that now she feels more empowered than ever.