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Amazon Women in Innovation Bursary — Helping young women fulfil their ambitions of a career in innovation and technology

Sophie Durrant (U16), is the current holder of Churchill’s first Amazon Women in Innovation Bursary. An annual bursary of £5000 per year to support up to three female students for the duration of their undergraduate degree course at Churchill College.

The American Puzzle — Why has the United States never had a female president?

Why have more than eighty-five countries already had female prime ministers or presidents but the United States has not? Møller Institute Visiting Leadership Scholar — Professor Paula Monopoli discusses her theory that design choices by the Founders made it less likely that a woman would ascend to the presidency.

Turning bad experiences into good lessons: the Churchill Master's TedX talk

Last month Churchill Master, Professor Dame Athene Donald, was invited by the Royal Society to give a TedX talk at their TedX Whitehall event. 

The Cambridge women campaigning for gender equality in science

“I was taught that the way of progress is neither swift nor easy”. It’s unlikely, as she wrote these words, that Dr Marie Sklodowska-Curie ever imagined the ongoing pathways of progress she had catalysed. 

Inspiring Women in Science: UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Today is the UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science, a day established by the United Nations General Assembly to highlight the significant gender gap that remains at all levels of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines all over the world.

“The world needs science and science needs women”: Women in STEM at Churchill Archives Centre

The Churchill Archives Centre sits at the heart of Churchill College and our outstanding collections draw researchers from all over the world to the college. Our archives are primarily twentieth-century and contemporary but cover a huge range of subjects and one of the emerging strengths of our collection is the papers of women in STEM subjects. 

Churchill students contribute to a Cambridge victory in the Women’s Varsity Match

Sam Chan (U13) and Jeni Shuttleworth (U15) were both brought off the subs bench and on to the rugby pitch in an exciting match forming the first part of the annual clash against Oxford at Twickenham on Thursday 7 December.