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Shining a light on inspirational women in science

  At Porterhouse, as a global agency delivering insight-driven healthcare communication services, we understand that to have a positive impact on the lives of patients and healthcare professionals, it’s essential to have a diverse workforce that represents the world that we live in. We are proud therefore to support International Women and Girls in Science …

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The International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2021

  Today, 11 February, marks the International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2021 as well as the final day in Porterhouse’s countdown to this event. UNESCO data from 2014 to 2016 tell us that only around 30% of female students in higher education study STEM-related subjects, with women representing less than a third …

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Sharing the career timeline of one of Porterhouse’s most senior women – Erica Cave

  Today marks the sixth day in Porterhouse’s countdown to the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, held on 11 February 2021. Today, we are sharing the career timeline of our Associate Scientific Services Director, Erica Cave. The aim of providing you with Erica’s career timeline is to increase the transparency of how …

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Sharing the career timeline of one of Porterhouse’s senior women – Alison Washer

  Today marks the fifth day in Porterhouse’s countdown to the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, held on 11 February 2021. In today’s material, we will be providing you with the career timeline of one of our more senior women, Porterhouse’s very own Alison Washer, Group Director, Client Services. The aim of …

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Celebrating gender diversity in the healthcare communications industry

  Today marks the second day in Porterhouse’s countdown to the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11 February 2021. In this article, we will be celebrating the prominence of women in the healthcare communications industry and will discuss the many benefits of gender diversity in the workplace. Gender diversity in healthcare …

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Porterhouse begins the countdown to the International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2021

  Today, 3 February, marks an important day in the calendar of women’s history: the birthday of Dr Elizabeth Blackwell. Born 200 years ago today, Dr Blackwell was a pioneer in medical education for women at a time when many were forced out of the male-dominated profession simply because of their gender. Undeterred by the …

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