SWiM: Supporting Women in MDHS

What is SWiM?

The Supporting Women in MDHS (SWiM) program aims to promote gender equity and support academic promotion of women in our Faculty.

SWiM aims to encourage women to step into leadership roles in their academic careers, as well as strategically prepare them for academic promotion.

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SWiM: Inspiring Stories

In this monthly seminar series, Professor Natalie Hannan, Associate Dean Diversity and Inclusion, invites women in leadership to reflect on their careers and share their advice, knowledge and experience. The series is open to all staff, students and honoraries in the faculty.

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SWiM: Mentoring for Promotion Program

The SWiM Mentoring for Promotion Program is a tailored program of support for female and non-binary staff who are eligible for academic promotion.

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SWiM Celebration Event 2022

A selection of images from the SWiM 2022 celebration event with mentees and mentors at the Dax Gallery, July 2022.

SWiM Mentees 2022
Professor Louise Keogh, Professor Alicia Spittle, Associate Professor Karen Block
Meiling Tan, Jacqui Olney, Professor Jane Gunn, Associate Professor Caroline Johnson
Professor Natalie Hannan, Dr Priya Sumithran
Professor Matt Spittal, Dr Sheila Patel
Professor Jane Gunn addressing the mentees from the SWiM Mentoring for Promotion Program 2022
MDHS SWiM Mentoring Program Celebration Event, Dax Gallery, July 2022
SWiM program participants, Dax Gallery, July 2022