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Enterprising Women encourages, inspires and supports the participation of women STEM researchers in innovation and entrepreneurship through a variety of events and programmes. We also welcome non-binary people who are comfortable in a space that will discuss women focused experiences.

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SeedWISE is an enterprise programme born out of the success and demand for our flagship enterprise programme for women postdocs; RisingWISE. Specifically aimed at women DPhil researchers, we have taken the core RisingWISE aims and tailored the course for women at this important stage in their careers.

RisingWISE: An enterprise course by and for women

RisingWISE is an established Oxbridge programme and network inspired by EnterpriseWISE: designed by women, for women. The programme Directors are Dr Shima Barakat, University of Cambridge and Dr Anne Miller, University of Oxford (for bios of all involved in the management of the programme please see the 'meet the team' section).

GroWISE: event series from the Enterprising Women team

A series of events including masterclasses, lunch & learn, social mixers, talks by enterprising and successful women working in STEM... and more. Open to ALL, our GroWISE events welcome male allies and non-binary people who are comfortable in a space that will discuss women focused experiences.

RisingWISE role-models, ambassadors and success stories

Our previous participants are inspiring in ways both big and small and we are proud to share some of their motivating profiles here. Many have made changes since completing the programme and are happy to share their stories to encourage more women working in STEM to step back and realise different pathways are open to them.

GenSTEM: a new Gender Equity in STEM event

An event run by societies that provides a speaker platform and careers fair for women and other minority groups studying and working in STEM at the University of Oxford.