Dstl staff recognised in Women in Defence UK Awards

Staff at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) have been recognised in the second annual Women in Defence UK Awards.

Three women from the Dstl were nominated at the awards – Professor Isobel Norville, a finalist for the Emerging Talent Award, and Professor Joann Prior, for Most Collaborative Award, with Jenni Henderson, claiming the Promotion of Gender Balance Award.

On winning her award, Ms Henderson, Dstl’s former Transformation Director, said: “I am absolutely thrilled. It’s been a pleasure to promote gender balance at Dstl, and the accolade is in recognition of everyone at Dstl who strives to create an equal working environment for all.”

This year’s awards saw a 75% rise in the number of nominations. Women in Defence UK exists for a community of people who wish to promote the value of women in defence, aiming to encourage women to succeed authentically, share experience, build networks and encourage talent at all levels to join the defence sector.

Acting Chief Executive David Marsh said: “It was a great evening and fascinating to hear about the work of all the nominees. I am very proud that we had three finalists from the lab across the various categories and I am thrilled that Jenni has been recognised for promoting gender equality.

“Jenni has worked hard to promote and role model gender balance across Dstl and Defence and the award is recognition of her leadership.”

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