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Celebrating International Women's Day 2018

Churchill College has always been at the vanguard of pushing for progress with regards to gender parity. This International Women's Day we celebrate our female members and remind ourselves to keep pushing for gender parity.

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. 

Prestigious prize for Churchill alumnus Justin Champion

Churchill alumnus Justin Champion has been awarded the 2018 Medlicott Medal for outstanding services to History. 

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. 

Look on the Library Side: Female science-fiction authors

Churchill College is justifiably proud of its historical support for women in our community. The College Library’s latest book display builds on this with a focus on outstanding female science-fiction authors.