International Women’s Day: Women in Economics opportunities


In honour of International Women’s Day, the Royal Economic Society would like to inform you of some amazing events, resources and opportunities in promoting diversity and women in economics.

Have a look at some available options here:


RES Women’s Committee Session: Advice on Publishing in Economics

3 April 2023 at the RES and SES Conference 2023

In this session we will focus on the process of publication and provide some tips for early career researchers.  We will also speak about the issue of women under-representation. The session is aimed at early career researchers (ECRs) but it is open to everybody. More information about the RES Women’s Committee here.

Chair: Prof Cheti Nicoletti (University of York)

Speakers: Nagore Iriberri (University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU), Erin Hengel (LSE) and Valerie Ramey (University of California, San Diego)


UK Women in Economics Network (UK WEN)

The mission of UK WEN is to support career development of UK-based women in economics across the pipelines by monitoring representation, by providing support for women in their careers as economists, and by enhancing the visibility of women economists and their interests across all sectors.

Have a look at the UK WEN webpage to join the mailing list and upcoming events related to women in economics.


Diversity & Inclusion Network

RES has recently launched the Diversity & Inclusion Network (D&I Network) to support those working on increasing diversity in Economics. We want to contribute to increase participation from under-represented groups and promote a more inclusive culture in the discipline. More information here.


Discover Economics Event: Women in Economics

The Women in Economics event was a workshop hosted by Discover Economics on 1 March 2023 aimed at GCSE and A-Level students. The workshop was chaired by Arthi Nachiappan (The Times) where the current gender gap is examined by inspirational female economists from Bank of England, Amazon, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and The Fraser of Allander Institute; sharing their career journeys. Have a look at the recording here.