The sixth University of Edinburgh International Women's Day Lecture is being held on Friday 6 March 2015. The 2015 theme for International Women’s Day ‘Make it Happen’ will be celebrated and championed by Anneila Sargent - Astronomer and advisor to the White House. The lecture will be held from 6.00pm to 7.00pm (doors open at 5.30pm) in Michael Swann Lecture Theatre, Max Born Crescent, King's Buildings, EH9 3BF.
Professor Anneila Sargent has had a remarkable career. Born and raised in Fife, Scotland, she now sits on the United States National Science Board, the team of academics advising Congress and US President Obama. Come along and listen to how she made it happen.
The Lecture will be Chaired by Vice-Principal and Head of the College of Science and Engineering, and President of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Professor Lesley Yellowlees.
Further details of the event being held on 6 March 2015, including how to book can be found on the attached poster and on the Equality web at:
The event is ticketed but free. (Pre-lecture reception and refreshments available in the Michael Swann Building Foyer from 5.15pm – proof of booking required.)