Bespoke: From the Brain to the Brand

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Date: Tuesday 14 May 2019
Time: 12pm - 2.30pm

We’re delighted that Fashion Designer, Anya Hindmarch and Neurobiologist, Dr Meital Oren-Suissa, from the Weizmann Institute will join us for our Women in Science lunch to give a fascinating insight into their very different career paths in science and design.

Tickets

£175 per person (£75 ticket & £100 suggested donation)

£1750 for a table of ten (£750 ticket & £1000 suggested donation)

This fundraising lunch is in support of the Weizmann Institute’s Women in Science fund, enabling talented women to pursue careers in Science.

Guest Speakers

Anya Hindmarch CBE, Founder and Chief Creative Officer

Anya Hindmarch’s global luxury accessories brand is loved for its creativity, craftsmanship & personalisation. Following the success of her London Fashion Week shows, she has recently created three ground breaking customer events, Chubby Hearts over London, Chubby Cloud & The Weave Project. The Designer’s collections include Build a Bag, Labelled & Pimp Your Phone – creative concepts that really make women’s lives work.

Dr Meital Oren-Suissa, Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science

A famous American architect, Louis Sullivan, coined the phrase “form follows function.” Dr. Meital Oren-Suissa examines how sex-specific processes are rooted in the design principles of the brain’s neural architecture. Her research may have implications for understanding sex-specific neural dynamics related to Alzheimer’s disease, autism spectrum disorder, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

About Women in Science

The Israel National Postdoctoral Award Programme for Advancing Women in Science is a major initiative of the Weizmann Institute of Science to advance the careers of women scientists. The programme which has now been running for more than ten years is having a formidable impact in populating the ranks of Israeli academia with talented women. More than 120 women have taken part in the programme to date, the majority of whom have gone on to attain tenure-track positions in Israel. More information.


RSVP by Friday 26 April 2019 samantha@weizmann.org.uk 020 7424 6860

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