Celebrating Women in Technology

10.30am to 3.30pm, Friday 6 March

The Theatre

The Royal Institution of Great Britain GB United Kingdom W1S 4BS 21 Albemarle Street London

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  • Students making robots to solve real-world problems in an Ri Summer School

    Students making robots to solve real-world problems in an Ri Summer School

    Credit: Tim Mitchell
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  • Speakers

    • Christine Ashton
    • Genevieve Smith-Nunes
  • Chair

    Kate Bellingham


This is a free event but booking is essential

Sixth form conference

The Royal Institution and Ernst & Young  are delighted to invite you to this one-day conference for sixth formers.

Hosted by Kate Bellingham, a TV presenter and engineer, this will be a day of discovery led by leading women from industry and academia working in exciting areas of technology.

Speakers will include Christine Ashton, senior vice-president of Thomson Reuters and Genevieve Smith-Nunes, creator of [Arra]stre, a data driven dance performance inspired by computer science.

Delegates will enjoy interactive presentations, participate in a maths/science competition and join in with a Q&A session with four current female undergraduates studying a computer science degree.

Please note

Please note that this event is strictly for sixth form students and their teachers. Students can attend individually or in school groups. Students and staff will need to bring a packed lunch and a drink and students will also need a pen/pencil, paper and a calculator.

Ticket holders consent to photography, filming and sound recording as members of the audience which may be used for educational, marketing and reporting purposes, including on social media. School parties should ensure that appropriate parental permission is obtained before attendance at any Royal Institution event.

Everything you need to know to plan your visit to the Ri with your school can be found on this page.

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