Perspectives on the Future of STEM in the UK

Women In STEM Webinar – 12pm Thursday, July 2nd

In conjunction with Cpl Specialist Talent & Clinical Professionals, Cpl’s Future of Work Institute invites you to our UK based Webinar Series “Perspectives on the Future of STEM”.

The world of work is changing for every industry, no more so than STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics.) As we all adapt to new ways of working there are a number of key considerations.

Throughout this webinar series, we will be interviewing experts within STEM to gain real-world insights and perspectives across a range of topics including STEM careers, women in STEM, the future of STEM fields, education and how to address the current skills gap.

These are virtual, engaging and interactive sessions designed to problem solve and provide you with practical tools and learnings.

This webinar series is a Cpl Future of Work Institute, Cpl Specialist Talent and Clinical Professionals collaboration.

Webinar 1: Attracting Women to STEM in the UK

In this session you will learn about:

– Challenges faced by women in STEM jobs –
– Why women are less likely to choose STEM careers –
– How organisations can recruit more women into STEM roles –
– Future of STEM education & how to encourage girls to study STEM subjects –

Date: Thursday, July 2nd
Time: 12pm

A Panel Discussion With:

Eliza-May Austin, CEO and Co-Founder of, Dr Liz Clark MB BS, MSc, FFPM, FCMI, Vice President, Medical Affairs at Norgine and Affi Khan, CEO, CPL UK – Healthcare & Technology Sectors, lead by Elysia Hegarty, FOW Lead.

How we as employers can attract more women to roles within STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths).

Liz Clarke

Liz Clarke

VP Medical Affairs, Norgine

Liz Clark is a pharmaceutical physician and psychological coach. She has over 25 years’ experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry and has held both office and field-based roles in Medical Affairs, Marketing and Sales Management.

She is currently Vice President of Medical Affairs at Norgine Ltd. where she leads Norgine’s patient engagement work. Liz is passionate about personal development and wellbeing in the workplace and draws on her experiences in competitive sport and a fascination with what makes people tick.

She is an Educational Supervisor and Appraiser for the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine and derives huge satisfaction from helping others develop their careers in this and other fields.

Eliza-May Austin

Eliza-May Austin

CEO & Founder of That Security Company

Eliza-May Austin has a background in digital forensics and Incident response, she is the CEO and Co-Founder of, a specialist Purple-Teaming and SOC building business, and PocketSIEM a SIEM service provider company aimed at SMEs.

Eliza-May also co-founded the Ladies Hacking Society, its chapters now span London, Norwich, Newcastle and Cheltenham. She is passionate about intelligence-driven adversary threat emulation and channels this enthusiasm into her purple-teaming work at and her podcast, The Purple Team Podcast.

Affi Khan

Affi Khan

CEO, CPL UK – Healthcare & Technology Sectors

Affi Khan is an experienced entrepreneur and leader in the staffing market in the UK. He is a start up specialist with extensive experience in launching, building, scaling and exiting successful recruitment businesses in rapidly changing niche markets.

Affi is a keen student of behavioural economics and game theory with a Business Diploma in Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) and has coached and mentored people throughout his career, from trainee recruiters through to director level. Affi currently leads Cpl Specialist Talent, RIG Healthcare and RIG Locums part of Cpl UK, a group of specialist talent businesses that service the science, technology, engineering, mathematics and health sectors across the UK.

Webinar 1: Attracting Women to STEM in the UK 

Date: Thursday, July 2nd
Time: 12pm

For any further queries please email [email protected]

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