Aurora women's leadership development community
2016-17 reflections and plans
This is a quick update following the gathering of participants, mentors and others at the conclusion of the 2017 workshop series, including the key dates for 2017-18. 1) This year’s participants were as positive as ever, citing the most rewarding...
Challenging and fun: a participant's view of Aurora and its aftermath
Marcelle McManus writes: I embarked upon the Aurora experience with a bit of trepidation; being from Mechanical Engineering the prospect of being surrounded by women was daunting! But I am so glad I did it. The aurora experience was full...
Aurora Champions: time to change the world?
“Walking here from the tube I think I passed every couture house in London.” “I know, did you see…” “I don’t want to perpetuate gender stereotypes, but I can’t say I noticed.” “I bet you noticed the cars, though.” OK,...
Leadership opportunities outside academia
Coincidentally, the day after the first Aurora meeting in Cardiff, I had the opportunity to attend a similar event for women leaders in business schools organised in Oxford by the Association of Business Schools. There is one particular point that...
“Leadership behaviour precedes leadership roles”
A note from Jane Millar I attended the first Aurora day of this round in Cardiff on the 15th January. The theme was ‘Identity, Impact and Voice’ and there were over 90 women there from several universities. All our Bath...
The view from our Aurora Champion
Recent activity I have been involved in two Aurora meetings recently. The first was the panel with the very difficult task of selecting the ten people to take part in the current round. As with last year, we had a...
Contacting the Aurora community
You can now get in touch with the University's Aurora community by email list: email@example.com - all participants, mentors, role models and panel members (now 40-strong!) firstname.lastname@example.org - all 2014 participants email@example.com - all 2015 participants All members of the...
Reading list for Aurora 2013-14
The reading list from the programme is available and the Prof Jane Millar has ensured that all of these resources are now available in the University library. Enjoy! Aurora Reading List-1
Reflections on Aurora by Felicia Fai
Felicia Fai, Lecturer, School of Management What is Aurora and why did I go? In 2014 I was one of ten pioneering women from the University selected to attend the LFHE’s ‘Aurora - Developing future leaders for higher education’ programme,...