25 Women project

25 Women in Psychiatry

In March 2020, the Women and Mental Health Special Interest Group marked its 25th anniversary by highlighting the stories of 25 amazing women psychiatrists.

We asked for nominations of people who may be seen as unsung heroes and may not have received recognition or awards, yet are still doing an amazing job. We wanted to hear how any personal or professional challenges had been overcome or managed. 

The 25 Women Steering Group selected 25 women psychiatrists from a range of specialities, grades and geographical locations to showcase the variety and depth of achievements of our women psychiatrists.

We shared these women's stories through written narratives, blog posts, a podcast and a short film. We hope that these stories will remind us that success has many forms, especially when life outside of work is tough.

Blog posts

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