Gender equality expert Nadia Nagamootoo told local businesses that men need support to create a fair and inclusive workplace. She as speaking at the first birthday celebrations of the Women in Nuclear (WiN) Cumbria group. More than 150 people from 30 businesses across the county gathered at Energus, Lillyhall to mark the occasion on International Women’s Day. They celebrated the branch’s achievements and discussed what still needs to be done to progress gender balance in the nuclear sector. Speakers also included Paul Howarth from the National Nuclear Laboratory and Rebecca Weston from Sellafield Ltd. Claire Gallery-Strong, chair of WiN Cumbria, said: “This wasn’t just a celebration and a pat on the back, it was a way for us to move the conversation to the next level and see what we can do next to make real changes to gender inequality.
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