Meetings 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 Linn 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

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

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