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Murray Edwards College
University of Cambridge

International Women's Day

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Start Time: 1 Mar 2019 - 18:30
End Time: 1 Mar 2019 - 21:00
Wedlake Bell LLP
71 Queen Victoria Street
United Kingdom

International Women's Day

Join us at Wedlake Bell LLP for an interesting evening of discussion about climate change, led by Dame Polly Courtice, Director of The Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Dame Polly will be joined by a panel of current Murray Edwards College students. After our speakers we will be inviting questions from our audience.

Ticket price covers a drinks and canapes reception at Wedlake and Bell LLP's stunning rooftop venue, with views of St Paul's Cathedral.

We are offering concession priced tickets for recent alumnae and for any of our alumnae who are unable to pay the general ticket cost.

Speaker Biographies

Dame Polly Courtice

Polly is Director of the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL). She is also Founder Director of The Prince of Wales's Business and Sustainability Programme, and Academic Director of the University’s Master of Studies in Sustainability Leadership. She is a Director of Judge Business School Executive Education Limited, and a member of the University’s Environmental Sustainability Strategy Committee and the Board of Executive and Professional Education.

Claudia Diezmartinez-Peregrina (Murray Edwards College 2018)

Claudia is a Sustainable Development Engineer, studying an MPhil in Environmental Policy. Claudia’s dissertation is focused on the role of energy storage technologies for the transition towards renewable energies in Mexico. Claudia believes that climate change is the biggest challenge of our time and that everyone should be part of the solution.

Tilly Farmery (Murray Edwards College 2016)

Tilly is a third year studying Natural Sciences (Pathology). She is particularly interested in how her peers are changing their habits and lifestyles as they realise how little time we have left to make a change, and feel compelled to do something.

Christina Larkin (Murray Edwards College 2016)

Christina is a third year PhD student in the Department of Earth Sciences, studying past climate and geochemical cycling in the Arctic. Prior to her PhD, Christina spent a year working for the Environment and Energy section for the University of Cambridge, assisting in carbon emissions reporting.