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Meet the team

Denise Eaton - Project Manager

Denise EatonDenise is involved in developing and delivering a range of courses and events for women and girls to engage them in Science, Engineering, Technology and the Built Environment. These include a range of accredited bridging courses which provide a taste of Higher Education, and an opportunity to build skills and confidence.

Denise works closely with local employers, schools and other learning providers to ensure that women can progress successfully in their chosen careers. She firmly believes in the value of hands-on activities and practical experience, and the power of visible and credible female role models to encourage others to enter and succeed in non-traditional careers.


Jill Collins - Project Manager

Jill CollinsJill works on the STEM Subject Choice and Careers Project and with the UK Resource Centre for Women in SET, with a focus on employer links and overall equality and diversity. Jill is a qualified Careers Adviser and worked in Hampshire, overseas (in Ministry of Defence Schools) and Dublin in a variety of specialisms before joining the WiSET team in 2003.

Jill was initially involved in the JIVE Project and was the lead on the Wider Horizons work experience programme for which the team was awarded a National Careers Award by the Institute of Career Guidance in 2007. She works with WISE and the DCSF on gender equality within work experience and diplomas and takes every opportunity to share the lessons learned within the WiSET team and in her experience over the last 20 years in careers projects.


Trish Wood - Project Support Administrator

TrishWoodTrish helps with the organisation and administration of courses and events run by WiSET, liaising with partner organisations including the DfE (Department for Education), Babcock (formerly VT Careers) and the UKRC. She is also the administrator for the STEM Subject Choice and Careers project.Judith Higginson -

Judith Higginson - Project Administrator

Judith Higginson

Judith provides administrative support for a variety of projects within the Women in SET team, including the UKRC and STEM Subject Choice & Careers. She also works on a number of other projects within CSE, including the Science Learning Centre.



Pat Morton - Former Women in SET Leader

Pat MortonPat led the Women in SET team until September 2015 and managed the STEM Subject Choice and Careers Project, a large government funded project that  aimed to encourage young people in England to study science, technology, engineering and maths beyond 16. Pat was a founder member of the UK Resource Centre for Women in SET, now WISE, a partner organisation formerly based in Bradford College.