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Women's Network

Committee members

The Network is run by a team of volunteer staff:

  • Network Chair: Wendy Brennan
  • Workspace: Wendy Brennan
  • Membership Officer: Linda Allsop
  • Events Officers: Linda Allsop and Wendy Brennan
  • Publicity Officer: Kate Bailey

If you wish to contact any of the Committee Members please email WSN Committee

Terms of reference

  • The Women's Network exists for all female staff at the University
  • The network is run by and for women, and is supported by the Staff Equality and Diversity Advisory Group and, where appropriate, Human Resources
  • The network is not required to have a formal constitution, but there will be at all times an individual nominated by the network to act as a point of contact with the University. This individual will be invited to attend the Staff Equality and Diversity Advisory Group (SEDAG) to represent the views of the network
  • The network (or sub-groups of it as agreed by members) may meet as frequently as desired by the members, but it is suggested that this is at least once a term
  • The main communication method for the network will be a workspace group and mailing list.
  • These terms of reference will be reviewed annually at the summer term meeting of the network


The purpose of the network is to:

  • Act as a confidential forum for debate and networking for women at the University of Nottingham in both formal and informal settings
  • Act as a mechanism for communication with the University through formal representation at SEDAG and via relevant University committees and Human Resources
  • Act as a mechanism for consultation on workplace issues by the University formally channelled through SEDAG
  • Provide a source of information and support relating to existing processes and mechanisms by which individuals issues can be raised through the formal line management systems

Staff networks

Careers and Employability Service
University of Nottingham
Portland Building, Level D
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 3669
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 3679