Breadcrumb Home Multimedia Commitments for advancing women in medicine This content relates to the following topics: Equality and diversity Part of Women in medicine Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page At our summit in January 2015, we asked people what they would do to help advance women in medicine and to record their pledge on our commitment wall. Here's what they wrote:The advancing women in medicine commitment wallDr Nikita Kanani: "Talk about values-based female leadership and bring many along with me"Dr Binita Kane: "Develop leadership training in my trust"Vijaya Nath: "Find, support and develop women doctors"Sarah Massie: "Coach and mentor women leaders"Elizabeth Ball: "Get every member of staff in my trust to say 'hello, my name is...'"Dr Kath Higgins: "Continue to develop a supportive network for women doctors"Harika Basharan: "I think I will do something about that... to compassionate leaders"Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones: "Increase membership of Medical Women's Federation and promote members' careers"Dr Charlotte Warren-Gash: "Actively seek out opportunities to mentor/support more junior women in academia"Dr Katy Petty-Saphon: "Identify issues limiting women's progress and address them"Nicola Hartley: Personally champion the need for more women leadersBarbara Buckley: "Invest now for the future"Dr Kate Granger: "Continue to promote #hellomynameis and focus on role of women in leading individual campaigns"Dr Carolyn Johnston: "Thank my role models in person and be a role model for others"Amile Inusa: "Encourage my student peers and colleagues to make inclusive leadership a priority"Dr Olivia Jagger: "Support female medical students and junior doctors to see themselves as leaders"Dr Alys Cole-KIng: "Support women to build resilience and resourcefulness"Dr Reena Aggarwal: "Promote difference in choices and career paths as positive"Attendees of the advancing women in medicine summitSee more on women in medicine Article information Posted:Saturday 07 March 2015 You may also be interested in Blog Closing the gap on BME representation in NHS leadership: not rocket science Mandip Randhawa explores how to address inequality experienced by staff from a black and minority ethnic background in the NHS. Blog London calling: health and inequalities in the capital Kathy Johnson explores the London Programme: a co-ordinated programme of development work and grant giving set up by the Fund in 1979 with the aim of improving health care in the capital. Blog A mixed bag of results from the NHS Staff Survey Marcus Powell explores the NHS staff survey results and finds areas of excellence alongside areas for concern. Article Inspiring leadership: Kate’s story We talk to Kate Bones, whose experience of taking part in our Athena programme has left a lasting impression.