Prof Parvati Raghuram
Parvati Raghuram is a Professor in Geography and Migration at the Open University, UK. She has published widely on re-theorising migration of international students and skilled migrants, particularly women in the information technology (IT) sector and medicine. She has written for policy audiences having co-authored research papers for a number of think-thanks and international organisations.
Prof Clem Herman
Professor Clem Herman is a Professor within the Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The focus of her research to date has been to bring a critical gender analysis to the experiences of women who return after taking a career break to work in STEM related fields and in particular the locations, both temporal and spatial, in which their identities as scientists, engineers and technologists are developed, nurtured, curtailed or rekindled. She has published widely on the employability and careers of women returners and in particular the impact of career breaks for women in engineering and technology companies.
Dr Gunjan Sondhi
Gunjan Sondhi is a lecturer in Geography at the Open University, with prior postdoctoral experience in leading universities in Canada, Singapore and the UK. Her research interests focus on the interplay between gender, work, education and migration/mobility with an emphasis on international student and highly skilled mobility. This work has stretched across South and Southeast Asia, North America and the UK/EU. Gunjan has contributed to international level policy dialogues in relation to international student and skilled migration.
Dr Esther Ruiz Ben