UCD School of Economics has won an Athena SWAN Bronze award for its commitment to gender equality.

Athena SWAN (Scientific Women’s Academic Network) is a charter aimed at encouraging the career advancement of women in STEM, higher education and research.  Each Bronze Award celebrates good practice towards the advancement of gender equality and representation.

“Congratulations to the School of Economics and the School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics on achieving Athena SWAN recognition,” said Professor Orla Feely, UCD Vice-President for Research, Innovation and Impact and Chair of UCD’s Gender Equality Action Group.

“This is the result of a lot of hard work, and reflects the strong commitment of both schools to gender equality. They join the growing list of UCD Schools who have secured this accreditation, building our efforts in equality, diversity and inclusion and strengthening the university community.”