Our events take place every two months at a London-based university. Meetings run on Friday afternoons with a 15.00 start and are followed by dinner to allow for more informal interaction.

Every meeting includes a mix of presentations, focusing on specifc research topics, research methods, career perspectives, publishing and research impact.

We also regularly invite female scholars from other countries to broaden the network.

If you are interested in being on the mailing list and/or attending our events please contact Anne-Wil Harzing ( Feel free to share this information to anyone who might be interested.

Organizing Committee

Argyro Avgoustaki (, ESCP Europe
Anne-Wil Harzing (, Middlesex University
Shasha Zhao (, Middlesex University


Meetings for 2017-2018 academic year

Below is a provisional schedule for next year. We will add further details as they become available. Before making any travel plans, please confirm the date and topic(s) with the organizer.

  • 22 September, Middlesex University, Hendon, London
    • Organizer: Anne-Wil Harzing, Middlesex University
    • How to incorporate Social Network Analyis in various research streams and use a personal network analysis for personal development (Daniela Lup, Middlesex University)
    • Herding cats: how to manage (and participate in) large research networks, facilitated discussion
  • 24 November, London School of Economics, Central London
    • Organizer: Hyun-Jung Lee, Department of Management, LSE
    • Working effectively with professional/support staff in academia (Martyna Sliwa, University of Essex)
    • Choosing between freedom and belonging: boundaryless vs. local careers, facilitated discussion
  • 26 January, ESCP Europe, West Hampstead, London
    • Organizer: Argyro Avgoustaki, ESCP Europe
    • Working with secondary data sources (provisional topic, presenter TBA)
    • Low hanging fruit or mature wine: Balancing your research portfolio, faciliated discussion
  • 23 March, Royal Holloway University of London, Bedford Square building, London
    • Organizer: Fiona Moore, Royal Holloway, University of London
    • Unions: What can they do for you? (Fiona Moore, Royal Holloway, University of London)
    • Be nice AND get the corner office: Negotiating your employment conditions, facilitated discussion

Previous meetings

Pictures and presentations from all previous meetings are available: