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REGISTER NOW | International Women’s Day Lecture 2024 – “Inspiring Inclusion” | Rt Hon Justine Greening

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The University of Southampton is delighted to welcome former MP and alumna , the Rt Hon Justine Greening, who joins us for our annual International Women's Day event celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women from our University community. Justine has become a household name, tackling some of the biggest projects and challenges facing society. The focus of our special ‘in conversation’ online event will be ‘Inspiring Inclusion’ and will be hosted by our Vice President, Professor Jane Falkingham.

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Rt Hon Justine Greening joins us for our annual International Women’s Day event celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women from our University community.

A former MP, Justine has become a household name, tackling some of the biggest projects and challenges facing society. The focus of our special ‘in conversation’ online event will be ‘Inspiring Inclusion’ and will be hosted by our Vice President, Professor Jane Falkingham.

This event, held online, will start at 18:00, details of how to access the broadcast will be sent to all registered guests a few days before the event.

Host – Jane Falkingham is Professor of Demography & International Social Policy and Vice President (International & Global Engagement) at the University of Southampton. She is also the Director of the ESRC Centre for Population Change (CPC), whose remit is to ‘improve understanding of the drivers and consequences of population change both nationally and globally’. Jane pursues a multi-disciplinary research agenda, located at the interface between population studies and social policy and spanning both developed and developing countries. She has published more than 200 books, journal articles and book chapters, and supervised 30 PhD students to successful completion.

Speaker – Rt Hon Justine Greening was Secretary of State for Education and Minister for Women and Equalities from July 2016 to January 2018. Justine attended her local comprehensive school in Rotherham, South Yorkshire before going on to study economics at the University of Southampton. Justine was a finance manager at Centrica plc before being elected as a Member of Parliament in May 2005. Following her election she was appointed as a Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party, with responsibility for youth. In 2007 she became a Shadow Treasury Minister and in January 2009 became the Shadow Minister for London.

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