Gender Equality Action Group

The Gender Equality Action Group oversees three main streams of work:

1. Institutional Athena SWAN

2. Departmental Athena SWAN

3. HeForShe

The University of Leicester received its Institutional Athena SWAN Charter Bronze award in 2008 for its work to improve the participation of women in Science, technology, Engineering, Maths and Medicine (STEMM). This award was renewed in 2011 and 2014. In 2015, the Charter was expanded to include, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Business and Law (AHSSBL).

Please visit our Athena SWAN Webpages for more information

Please visit out Women at Leicester Webpages for more information.

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Contact Details

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
0116 252 3334

Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Dr Angie Pears
0116 373 6424

EDI Projects Manager
Humaa Noori
(Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)
0116 252 2747

Senior Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Officer
Dr Faye McCarthy
0116 229 7567

EDI Coordinator
Michaela Lefley
(Monday - Wednesday)
0116 252 3334

EDI Assistant
Patrick Ward
0116 373 6420

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Team, University of Leicester- Room 008, Astley Clarke Building, Central Campus, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH,