UCL Cancer Institute


Astrea does Desert Island Disks

18 September 2019, 12:30 pm–1:30 pm

Our speakers on the books, film and music that have played a pivotal role in their lives and careers to date. This event is part of the Astrea Voices series, providing a platform for colleagues to share their experiences and learn from and be inspired by others.

Event Information

Open to





Astrea Committee


G08 Sir David Davies Lecture Theatre
Roberts Building
Torrington Place

Speakers include:

  • Colby Benari, Head of the Academic Careers Office, UCL School of Life & Medical Sciences
  • Chilima Sianyeuka, Student Support and Wellbeing Manager (Mental Health and Wellbeing), UCL
  • Fiona Ryland, Chief Operating Officer, UCL

Chair: Alison Forbes, Deputy Chair of Astrea and Access Manager (Post 16 projects and Transition), UCL

This event will be followed by 30 minutes of networking.

About Astrea:

Astrea is a network run by and for women in professional services roles at UCL. It was established in 2013 to provide professional services women the opportunity to come together, share experiences and learn from one other. Astrea facilitates opportunities for women in professional services roles to:

  • Engage in professional and personal development
  • Share and learn from others' experience and insight
  • Offer and benefit from the support of others
  • Network and build connections with women at all levels across UCL