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International Women's Day 2023

Celebrated on 8 March, it is a global day recognising the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women

To celebrate this year's International Women's Day, we looked back at a few stories we have covered over the last year regarding some of our female alumni.


Tracy O'Kane (née Wong), OH 1990-97

Tracy has carved a successful career in Engineering since leaving Hymers College and recently gave a virtual talk to our Engineering Society.  To read more, please visit Tracy returns for virtual talk to the Engineering Society

Fiona Tannock (née Newbould), OH 1989-96

Fiona was one of the first girls to go through the Senior School and has since studied law, leading to a career in it.  She spent ten years defending before moving on to other areas of the law.  To read more about her career, please visit Females in Law: Fiona Tannock

Hannah Moorhouse (née Wilkinson), OH 1992-2002

Hannah visited the school to speak to the Psychology Society.  During the session, she shared her journey into Clinical Psychology and the path she took to get to her position today.  To read more about her visit, please visit Hannah's Psychology talk

Natasha Saleh, OH 2001-03

Natasha is an international corporate lawyer who trained and practiced Banking and Finance Law in the City of London at Dentons, the world’s largest law firm.  She also has over 13 years of university lecturing experience; was head of Corporate Finance at The University of York and is now Training Manager and Head of Business Law at BPP Law School, London.  She recently featured in our article on Celebrating Women in Law

Nasira Kathrada, OH 2014-16

Nasira graduated with a first-class BA (Hons) degree in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) and Linguistics.  To read more about her story, please visit Nasira Kathrada OH 2014-16

Laura French, OH 1994-2004

Laura is a consultant in Public Health at Leicester City Council and she told us more about her career path in our article Laura's Medical Career

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