Siobhan Sherry

Jess Roberts

Jess is one of those lucky Civil Servants whose academic interests have fed directly into a fascinating career as a Historic Reviewer. Her research into women in domestic service has fed her interests in marginal or outcast groups in women’s history.

Grow from your STEM

A common theme in this blog series has been the importance of addressing gender stereotypes from a young age. Earlier this year, Biologist Siobhan Sherry and Chemist Victoria Boyes (who are curating the 100 years, 100 women blog series) talked …

Kim Humberstone

My grandmother, Elsie Humberstone (née Taylor), was born in Hailsham on 17th September 1900.  Her early childhood was spent in West Sussex and she was there at the outbreak of the Great War in 1914. By 1917, with fit men …

Sophie Evans

Profile Job: Economist Organisation: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Years in public service: 1 My grandmother/mother was a… My mother went to university and trained as an accountant. She worked as an accountant for around 10 years …

Emma Dunn

Emma shares this incredibly moving account of discovering that the unusual symptoms she was exhibiting were due to the fact she carried XY chromosomes, those associated with being male. Read about Emma's story of courage, education and acceptance.