Frontier Women - Where are all the Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics?

19 August, 2016
The Scottish Parliament, EH99 1SP, 1.45pm-3.15pm

This is a joint event with the Scottish Parliament as part of the Festival of Politics

Chair: Tom Freeman, Holyrood Magazine

The 2012 report Tapping all our talent. Women in STEM, highlighted that the majority of women who qualified in STEM subjects do not work in STEM fields and this has a serious loss to the economy. Join Tom Freeman, Holyrood Magazine, and our panellists: Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Chair of RSE Working Group and astrophysicist; Morna Simpson, Girl Geek Scotland; Professor Lesley Yellowlees CBE FRSE, Professor of Inorganic Electrochemistry, University of Edinburgh, and Professor Monica Mary Grady CBE, Professor of Planetary and Space Science, Open University, to discuss what has changed, if anything, to address this STEM deficit.

Ticket Price:
£6.00/£4.00 concession

Tickets can be booked online at: and by phone: 0131 348 5200 or 0800 092 7600

Advance booking is advised to avoid disappointment.

An email confirmation will be sent to you when you book. Please bring this confirmation with you.

(online reservations close at 11.45 am on 19.08.16)

A limited number of tickets is available to be booked in person at the Scottish Parliament.

Unallocated tickets may be available on the day of the event from the Festival Desk in the Festival Café Bar.

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