Athena SWAN

The Athena SWAN Charter is a scheme run by Advance HE, which recognises advancement of gender equality in terms of representation, progression and success for all.

Athena SWAN in the Faculty

Athena SWAN bronze award logo

We worked hard to have achieved the following awards for our schools and departments:

 School of Economics have submitted their application for a Brone Award in March 2024, outcome pending.

Find out more

To find out more about what we are doing or to get involved in the Athena SWAN work, please talk to your Athena SWAN lead on the contact details below, or e-mail Milda Balse

School and Department Athena SWAN leads

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Dr Andrew Gilbert

Athena SWANN lead - Department of Music and Media

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Dr Simona Guerra

Athena SWAN lead – Politics

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Dr Francesca Menichelli

Athena SWAN lead - Sociology

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Professor Neil Rickman

Athena SWAN lead - Economics

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Dr Sumeetra Ramakrishnan

Athena SWAN lead - School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

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Dr Nicola Giglio

Athena SWAN lead - Law

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Dr YingFei Heliot

Athena SWAN lead - Surrey Business School

Racheal Owens

Athena SWAN lead - Guildford School of Acting

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Professor Diane Watt

Athena SWAN lead - School of Literature and Languages

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