LGBTI+ Inclusion in STEM

Tuesday 23 February 2021 17:30 - 19:00
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Dr. Clara Barker
Event type
Lectures and Seminars
Booking Required
Not Required
There is provision for wheelchair users.
Contact name
Fahad Rahman
Contact email

Come join us for a discussion led by Clara Barker on the challenges and achievements of LGBTQI+ inclusion in Science, Technology,

Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields.

Clara Barker is a thin-film material scientist who manages the Centre for Applied Superconductivity, in the materials department at Oxford University, her work briefly profiled in Nature in Jan 2021, which can be read here.

Clara Barker the chair of the LGBT+ advisory group to Oxford University and the Dean for Equality and Diversity at Linacre College, as well as a member of the Royal Societies Equality and Diversity Committee.

In 2018 she won the first VC’s diversity role model award from the University. She runs a youth group for LGBTI+ young people, is a Stonewall school role model, and presented a talk at a TEDxWomen London event in 2018. For her volunteer work she won a Points of Light Award from the UK Prime Minister in 2017.