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Working in the natural sciences has, for many women, not come without its struggles. Historically, women in this field have been under-represented, but the Museum has made a great deal of progress to change this poor image over the last 40 years.
The Museum's female staff have pioneered new approaches to improve the quality of working life at the Museum, through committees and campaigns. Find out about their work to ensure equal opportunities for career development and promotion.
Learn how the Museum's attitude towards promotion has changed.
Hear how working conditions have changed in the Museum.
Find out how the Museum became a better place for women to work.
Hear Clare's experience of being a senior female member of staff.
Listen to Sandy describe working life while caring for a young family.
Discover how more women are now working in meteoritics.