For International Women's Day 2021, we were delighted to speak to some of the great women in our community and hear their experiences. With some participating in the "hands up" theme of the day, they shared why they #ChooseToChallenge gender bias and inequality in science. Check out their stories below.
Flaminia Grimaldi, Sara Vogl and Laura Kütt are members of the IMAXT team, working on Theia, an immersive interface to interact with 3D tumours in VR. They highlight the importance of diverse skillsets and perspectives when taking on cancer’s toughest challenges.
Patient advocate Candace Henley and physician-scientist Kimmie Ng are members of the Cancer Grand Challenges OPTIMISTICC team. They share how they helped to set up the programme's flagship study, MICROCOSM.