Athena Swan

Athena Swan Silver Award

KMi are proud to be one of a handful of computer science units with Athena Swan silver awards. This award, received in 2022, recognises the positive impacts of our actions over the past five years to tackle gender iniquity head on, and motivates us to continue our journey. Some of the many highlights of KMi's gender equality work in the past five years have included:

  • An increased percentage of women among our students, our academic staff and our professional and support staff
  • Gender balance in our Promotions, our recruitment of PhD students, and our allocation of leadership roles within KMi

KMi's engagement with the Athena Swan charter has been an important opportunity for us to reflect on our practices and strengthen our commitment to equal opportunities for all, and to establish a shared vision aligned to the Athena Swan charter and embedded into our practices and procedures.

You can download an anonymised copy of our Silver Submission as a pdf here: KMi Athena Swan Silver Report and also see the status of our Athena Swan actions here: KMi Athena Swan Action Plan.

Reflections on the Silver Award

Meet the Athena Swan team

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Miriam Fernandez

Professor of Responsible AI Athena Swan Co-chair
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Advaith Siddharthan (he/him)

Professor of Computer Science and Society Athena Swan Co-chair
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Matteo Cancellieri

Project Officer
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Agnese Chiatti

PhD Research Student
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Rachel Coignac-Smith

Executive Team Assistant
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Enrico Daga

Research Fellow
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Anna DeLiddo

Professor of Human-Computer Interaction
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Tracie Farrell

Research Associate
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Charlotte Hamilton

Research Manager
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Paul Mulholland

Senior Research Fellow
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David Pride

Research Associate
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Ortenz Rose

KMi Senior Services Assistant
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Aisling Third

Research Fellow
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Alba Morales-Tirado

PhD Research Student
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Jane Whild

KMi Administration Manager


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