'Challenges of a Pandemic and Embracing Positive Change' a panel event with the Bristol Law School Women's Network

10 March 2021, 5.30 PM - 10 March 2021, 7.30 PM


To mark International Women’s Day 2021 and the theme of #ChoosetoChallenge, the University of Bristol Law School Women’s Network will be hosting a virtual event to discuss how women are embracing the challenges of a post-COVID world on Wednesday 10 March 2021. 

Exclusively open to University of Bristol Law School students and alumni, join this virtual discussion on how women are embracing the challenges of a post-COVID world. Working at different stages of their career, the panellists explore the positive and negative changes that have arisen in the workplace as a result of the global pandemic.  

Panellists will discuss topics ranging from the feminisation of the workplace, overcoming imposter syndrome, and how technology has alleviated many pressures placed on women in the workplace. 

Panellists include: 

  • Zahra Afshar, Head of Legal and Charity at Ahmad Tea LTDZahra will talk on: further feminisation of the workplace, how working from home works, and how technology has driven this forward. 
  • Eve Cornwell, Trainee Solicitor at Linklaters, Digital Content Creator and EntrepreneurEve will talk on: the challenges of being a trainee during lockdowntackling imposter syndrome and developing a healthier outlook to work. 
  • Cheryl Gurnham, Partner in Real Estate at CMSCheryl will talk on: the female role in the stewardship of a changing office environment, bringing sustainability to the forefront. 
  • Dawn McCambley, Barrister at Radcliffe Chambers, specialising in chancery/commercial litigation. Dawn will talk on: juggling childcare responsibilities and how working remotely could level the playing field for women. 

Do you have a question for the panel? Please submit your questions prior to the event using this form 

You will have the opportunity to ask further questions in the live Q&A during the event. 


University of Bristol Law alumni and students can sign up this free event via Eventbrite.

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