Nominations for Office 2020

British Federation of Women Graduates

Application for Position – Vice President 2020/23

Margaret Middlemass

Member of Leeds Association – How long? 30 years

Degree, Awarding Institution and Year of Graduation: BSc Combined Sciences Leicester University 1975

Experience Relevant to Your Application within the BFWG and Outside: Former BFWG treasurer, former CIR, former Scholarship Fund trustee;  treasurer for the IFUW conference in Manchester 2007.  Also a Soroptimist (several years on the regional executive) and associate member of WI – both 6-0 organisations working with BFWG.  I am a Chartered Accountant still working full time.

What do you think you can you bring to the BFWG in the Office/Position? I have experience of collaborative working within the management team and other committees of BFWG and the international bodies, and have worked with our incoming President previously.  This is a challenging time in the Federation’s history and I look forward to helping the leadership team pursue a future role and meaning for the organisation.

LA or (if you are an Independent member) member nominating you: Leeds

LA or (if you are an Independent member) member seconding you: Lincoln    

Yvonne Makwali - BFWG

Application for Position – Eastern Region Regional Rep

Yvonne Makwali

LA or Independent Member – How long? Two years

Degree, Awarding Institution and Year of Graduation: BSc Business Management, University of Sunderland, 2014. MSc Data Analytics and Operations Management, ongoing.

Experience Relevant to Your Application within the BFWG and Outside: Up until recently, I was Trustee and Board of Directors of an international facing charity. Currently a trustee at Hillingdon Community Trust

What do you think you can you bring to the BFWG in the Office/Position? In my day to day job working in the grant making sector, part of my role is about raising the profile of the charity and getting as many charities are as eligible to access grant support. I would use the skills I have to engage with both new and establish members alike on the work of BFWG.

LA or (if you are an Independent member) member nominating you: Greater London

LA or (if you are an Independent member) member seconding you: Canterbury

Application for Position – Eastern Region Alternate

Gail Ruth Sagar

LA or Independent Member Greater London – How long? 11 years

Degree, Awarding Institution and Year of Graduation: B.Sc. Econ  LSE  1965

Experience Relevant to Your Application within the BFWG and Outside: I ran my own PR consultancy business before selling it. I continued working as an independent consultant until 2006 and bring an understanding of how business works to the organisation. I was Regional Rep for Mercia and Wales so can give a lot of support and I have an understanding of BFWG’s needs from my recent work on the Management Team. As programme coordinator for Greater London I am also aware of the pressures to deliver to members.

What do you think you can you bring to the BFWG in the Office/Position? As stated, having once been a regional rep I can give relevant support to the incumbent

LA or (if you are an Independent member) member nominating you: Greater London

LA or (if you are an Independent member) member seconding you:Canterbury

Application for Position – Trustee of the Sybil Campbell Collection

Alys Julia Blakeway

Degree, Awarding Institution and Year of Graduation: BA Class II in Literae Humaniores, Oxford University, 1974

Experience Relevant to Your Application within the BFWG and Outside: Qualified librarian working in the Hampshire Local Studies Collection

What do you think you can you bring to the BFWG in the Office/Position? Experience as librarian in a special collection (i.e., the Hampshire Local Studies Collection).

LA or (if you are an Independent member) member nominating you: n/a. Appointed by the Sybil Campbell Collection Trust, seeking approval by BFWG Council

LA or (if you are an Independent member) member seconding you: n/a

Application for Position – Governor of FfWG

Aisha Alshawaf

Member of Canterbury Association – How long? 10 years

Degree, Awarding Institution and Year of Graduation: BDS (Bachelor in Dental Surgery) Baghdad University/Iraq 1986

FDSRCS (Eng.) Fellowship in Oral Surgery awarded by The Royal College of Surgeons of England 1996

MFGDP  (UK),Membership in Faculty of General Dental Practitioners 2004

Diploma in Implant Dentistry (RCS)Eng. 2014    

Experience Relevant to Your Application within the BFWG and Outside: I have considerable experience at local level being the past president of my local association, and on a national level immediate past vice president. I am currently vice president of the European regional group UWE (University Women of Europe).

Professionally I was the regional representative of the British Association of Oral Surgeons, currently a member of the managed clinical network for KSS (Kent, Surrey and Sussex) Oral Surgery provision.

What do you think you can you bring to the BFWG in the Office/Position? I believe I have the necessary skills and expertise to fulfil the requirements of the role; in particular strong organisational skills and experience in team work. My  commitment and experience in different roles within the BFWG on a local, national and international level will aid in supporting the charity and maintain its historic links with BFWG.

LA or (if you are an Independent member) member nominating you: Canterbury & District

LA or (if you are an Independent member) member seconding you: Winchester

Application for Position – Sybil Campbell Collection Trustee

Caroline de Silva (Carrie)

LA or Independent Member – How long? Independent – approx. 8 Years

Degree, Awarding Institution and Year of Graduation:

LLB (Hons), University of Leicester, 1987

MA, Keele University, 2000

Experience Relevant to Your Application within the BFWG and Outside:

Have been a VP of the BFWG for nearly three years and take a keen interest in the history of the organisation.  Have also written and presented on the history of early women lawyers which, of course, drew me to Sybil Campbell beyond her BFWG link.

Have an overarching interest in libraries and archives as an academic and through both current historical work and through my MA (Local History), although my academic teaching has been in Law and Taxation.

Am a supporter (paid) of the Independent Libraries Association and am trying to visit them all.

What do you think you can you bring to the BFWG in the Office/Position?

Experience in using a wide range of libraries and archives both in the UK and overseas which, hopefully, gives a perspective on the Collection.

Experience in the operation of academic institutions, such as that in which the Collection sits.

Experience in working on non-profit teams, e.g. the management team of the British Federation of Women Graduates.

An awareness of the role of a trustee in overseeing the work of the Trust.

Above all an open mind, a willing hand and a willingness to help with whatever is required.

LA or (if you are an Independent member) member nominating you: N/A – Appointed by Trustees

LA or (if you are an Independent member) member seconding you: N/A

Application for Position – Trustee of the BFWG Scholarship Fund

Krista McLennan

Krista is an Independent member of BFWG who joined in 2020

Degree, Awarding Institution and Year of Graduation:

BSc (Hons), University of Portsmouth (Sparsholt College), 2005
MSc, University of Exeter, 2007
PhD, Northampton University, 2013

Experience Relevant to Your Application within the BFWG and Outside:

I was the treasurer for the International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE) from 2013 to 2017.

I am Deputy Head of Department for Biological Sciences, University of Chester.
Managed Animal Welfare Indicators Project at the University of Cambridge during post-doc (2013-2015).

Supervisor to undergraduate and postgraduate (including MSc and MRes) students, including guiding them through funding applications.

What do you think you can you bring to the BFWG in the Office/Position?

My journey through academia has not been easy but I have been provided with the support, personally and professionally, to continue to strive to be the best I can. I think this gives me an excellent position to understand what many of our members have gone through themselves. I am passionate to see as many women graduating with a good quality degree, and to not be held back by any bias or other constraints to be the best they can be. Particular skills include project management skills, financial management skills, research skills, knowledge transfer and outreach communication skills.

Appointed by the Scholarship Fund Trustees

Sudha Srivastava BFWG

Application for Position – CIR Alternate

Sudha Srivastava

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