Dame Athene Donald, Professor of Experimental Physics and Master of Churchill College at the University of Cambridge, kicked off a new season of the external speaker series at the Amazon Development Centre in Cambridge this week.

For two years, Amazon and Churchill College have been working together to encourage more young women to pursue a career in innovation and technology through the Amazon Women in Innovation Bursary.

As one of the first female lecturers in physical sciences at the University of Cambridge, Professor Dame Athene Donald has championed the cause of diversity in academia for many years. Her talk at Amazon’s new development centre focused on how systemic changes can bring better gender equality in the workplace.

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