Meetings 2020-2021

Overview of Cygna network meetings in the academic year 2020-2021

If you are interested in being on the mailing list and/or attending our events please contact Anne-Wil Harzing ( We also maintain a readings and inspirations section and have a Twitter hashtag #cygna_london. A quick overview of past presentations can be found here. For a full description of our network see: Celebrating CYGNA: Supporting women in academia.

Meeting 33: 25 September 2020, 10.50-13.30:
Female leadership before and after COVID-19

Organised by Ling Eleanor Zhang, Loughborough University London

Meeting 34: 22 October 2020, 10.30-12.00:
How do I keep my job (in academia) in uncertain times?

Organised by Axele Giroud, University of Manchester

See also: CYGNA: How do I keep my job (in academia) in uncertain times?

Meeting 35: 26 November 2020, 9.00-11.00:
The wonderful world of book publishing

Organised by Marian Mahat, University of Melbourne

Meeting 36: 18 December 2020, 14.30-16.30:
Everything you always wanted to know about the REF & CYGNA Christmas celebration

Organizer & presenter: Anne-Wil Harzing, Middlesex University

Meeting 37: 22 January 2021, 14.00-16.00:
GLOMO: Working a Horizon-2020 project

Organized by: Cordula Barzantny, Toulouse Business School

Meeting 38: 26 February 2021, 9.00-11.00: 
Resistance to equality in academia and how to overcome it

Organizer & presenter: Susanne Täuber

See also: CYGNA: Resistance to gender equality in academia

Meeting 39: 18 March 2021, 9.00-11.00:
Climbing up the academic career ladder: structural constraints and female academics’ personal strategies

Organised by Huong Nguyen, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia

Meeting 40: 28 May 2021,10.00-12.00:
Who ‘does’ scholarly impact: women’s narratives of impact case studies in Business & Management

Organizer & presenter: Emily Yarrow, University of Portsmouth. Twitter: @EmilyYarrow1

Meeting 41: 24 June 2021,10.00-12.00:
Writing a literature review paper: whether, what, and when?

Organizer: Tatiana Andreeva, Maynooth University