The London Network


Creating career connections between alumnae and parents
We are committed to helping St Catherine’s alumnae in their career development and every year we support many of them by making connections to other alumnae and parents working across a plethora of professions.

The London Network – STEM event at Imperial

Our next event focuses on careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths), Medicine, Veterinary and Health-related careers.   This second gathering of The London Network will be held at Imperial College, 170 Queen’s Gate, SW7 5HF on Thursday 18 May 2017 and start at 6.30pm. The opportunity to gather at Imperial has been kindly provided by a St Catherine's alumna.  We are delighted that our keynote speaker will be Naomi Climer FREng, BSc, HonDUniv, HonDEng, CEng, FIET, HonMWES.

Naomi is an engineer; her career has been spent in the Broadcast and Communications technology industry including at the BBC, ITV and Sony both in Europe and the US. 

She is Trustee and Past President of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, Chair of the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) Council and Chair of the UK Government (DCMS) Future Communications Challenge Group (FCCG) looking at the technology opportunities for the UK around 5G and the Internet of Things.  She is a Governor on the Board of the National Film and Television School (NFTS) and also works as a consultant with the Board of Sony’s UK Technology Centre. 

Naomi is listed in the Daily Telegraph and Women’s Engineering Society 50 Most Influential Women in UK Engineering in 2016 and in Computer Weekly’s 50 Most Influential Women in UK IT 2015 and 2016.
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Designed for you

We value your feedback in creating events that meet your needs.  After every event we send out a questionnaire and your responses will shape and inform future events.  Having evaluated feedback after our launch event we plan to offer sector specific evenings and general networking evenings with a focused theme.

Autumn 2017

Our next general event will be a panel discussion on gender issues in the work place: ‘Difference not Equality.’

Work opportunities

We encourage you to share these opportunities on our LinkedIn network and you are most welcome to bring literature to our events.  LinkedIn is the perfect vehicle for news about career openings and to engage in this exchange we would like to invite both parents and alumnae to join our network here 

Offers of future help 

If you feel you may be able to help with future venues or speakers or are interested in sponsoring an event, please contact or call 01483 899692.

Careers at St Catherine’s
The London Network is connected to a much broader programme of careers advice given to current pupils and run by Head of Careers, Mrs Susan Weighell.  This include a Biennial Careers Forum, fortnightly U4 career lectures, Lower 6th Work Experience Week, Take your Daughter to Work Day, and a series of talks from alumnae entitled ‘What to do with a degree in … ‘  For further information about the Careers Programme for current pupils please click here.