International Women's Day 2018: Leanne's Amazing Medics

For over a century International Women’s Day has commemorated the achievements of women across the globe. Falling on 8 March annually, the theme of International Women’s Day 2018 is to Press For Progress and push for social and economic parity between the genders. To celebrate the day, Queen’s Young Leader Award winner and current St George’s third year Medicine student Leanne Armitage tells us her story.

8 March 2018

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International Women's Day 2018: Mary Sheppard on being more ruthless in what she says yes to

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2018, some of our female staff talk about pushing for progress, overcoming career challenges, achieving work/life balance and excelling.

8 March 2018

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International Women's Day 2018: Antoinette Johnson on dealing with rejection and having peace

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2018, some of our female staff talk about pushing for progress, overcoming career challenges, achieving work/life balance and excelling.

8 March 2018

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International Women's Day: women medics and the First World War

To mark International Women’s Day 2018, Carly Manson, Archivist, Archives & Special Collections, looks back at some of the pioneering women of the past who broke down gender barriers, fighting for an education to become medics during the First World War.

IMAGE- Photograph of the St George’s Hospital residential house staff, with two of the Medical School’s first female students, 1917. Helen Ingleby on the far left, Hetty Ethelberta Claremont far right.

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Book series helps those with learning and communications difficulties

To mark World Book Day, Baroness Professor Sheila Hollins explains how helping her son understand his world through pictures led to a 57-strong book series designed to help people with learning and communication difficulties.

1 March 2018

Baroness Sheila Hollins