Abstract for Scientists for Cycling 2019

Local cycle campaigning – an activist-academic reports Katja Leyendecker, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK Preferred format: presentation ABSTRACT It is important that academics recognise and appreciate cycle campaigners. It is equally important that cycle campaigners understand academics. As an autoethnographer and activist-academic I have both academically observed and actively participated in cycle campaigning over several years.… Read More Abstract for Scientists for Cycling 2019

Presentation “Women at the leadership table – what do we know, what can we do?”

Presentation prepared for the Professional Standards Committee (PSC) at CIWEM in 2018. I am involved in CIWEM: the professional chartership titles I hold – CEng and C.WEM – have been awarded by CIWEM; also I have been a member of CIWEM’s PSC since 2015. The presentation relates to a couple of statements in CIWEM’s corporate… Read More Presentation “Women at the leadership table – what do we know, what can we do?”

Manels no more

Organising a panel discussion and finding yourself criticised for lack of diversity? Do you have an all male panel (manel)? Fear no more. Here are some handy tips how to react. Deep breath. Don’t panic. Remain calm. Not easy … do not take the challenge personally. Please don’t give up at the first hurdle. Sexism… Read More Manels no more