Women make up 40% of academic staff at the University of South Wales but make up only make up 20% of the Professoriate. There are also parallel issues in the corporate leadership environment.
Established in autumn 2014 following consultation with females across the USW community, Women in Academia@USW is a network established by women, for women.
The network has four simple aims:
To celebrate and acknowledge the professional achievements of high flying females - be that in academia or alumnae working in business with the potential for crossover back to the academic environment