CHE receives Silver Athena SWAN award

Posted on 10 October 2019

CHE has been awarded a Silver Athena SWAN award, a national charter which recognises advancement of gender equality in higher education employment

Maria Goddard, Director of CHE and Rowena Jacobs, Chair of CHE’s Equality and Diversity Action Team (EDAT), said: “Everyone in CHE is absolutely thrilled with getting a Silver Athena SWAN award. This is a recognition for the whole department of how we've worked together collaboratively to take forward actions that deliver the benefits of a truly inclusive and positive workplace culture that is making a real difference to staff and students.” 

CHE is the first department in the Faculty of Social Sciences to gain a Silver award.

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