Athena SWAN Gender Equality Snakes and Ladders

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giraffes with medal

Athena Swan Bronze achieved »

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buffalo stampede

Panicked, over-hasty submission »

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hippo with tutu and broom

Women on SAT overburdened »

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rhino blocking a path

Senior staff block Action Plan initiatives »

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peacock with eye on the prize

AS becomes a kudos driven, box-ticking exercise »

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tiger handing back report with crossed out changes

Peer review from a critical friend »

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ants working hard together

Working hard with colleagues »

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several monkeys writing the same report together

Co-written AS submission »

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row of zebras backsides with a young zebra trying to attract attention

SAT Chair too junior or ineffective »

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busy bee

Data from focus groups prompts activity »

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sloth sleeping

Progress slowed by delays »

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wolf howling at moon

Change of key personnel »

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one fox sleeping and one fox sneaking off

SAT inactive or indifferent »

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baboon pulling out hair

Data difficulties »

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animals gathering having cocktails

Focus groups build camaraderie »

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racoon looking through spyglass

Uncovering evidence of discrimination »

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rams locking horns

Staff conflict »

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two elephants handing over baton using trunk

SAT Chair adequately supported »

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owl drawing a graph

Statistical expertise on SAT »

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hare running

Convene SAT and start analysis »

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Advice from former AS applicants »

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SAT active and enthusiastic »

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This infographic was produced by Prof Abigail Woods and Dr Alana Harris for the project 'The Impact of Athena SWAN on Humanities Departments.' The project was funded by Advance HE. A full report is available on the Advance HE website. Research assistance was provided by Dr Dorothee Boulanger. Tiffany Ong of the King’s Digital Laboratory was the digital designer and Ben Peppiatt (Freelance Designer) was the creative illustrator.