Skip to main content


2024 Exe-X Alumnae Reception in London

Exe-X: the annual Alumnae reception, the flagship event for Exeter’s alumnae (female graduates) returns.

Event details

Join fellow alumnae (female graduates) at this annual networking event this year marking International Women’s Day theme ‘Inspire Inclusion

Drinks and canapes will be provided whilst you listen to speeches and have the opportunity to partake in a Q&A, and then further social networking to finish the evening for what is always a very popular evening event.

The host of the evening will be Alumnae Group Committee Member, Olivia Marshall (Geography with European Study, 2015) – Olivia is Manager in diversity, equity & inclusion (DE&I) consulting at EY. She leads maturity assessments for clients on DE&I, notably via the UK government backed National Equality Standard framework.

The panel will include:

  • Shraddha Chaudhary (English, 2017) - Currently in her role of Assistant Director (Culture and Inclusion), Shraddha works with students, staff and community partners to collaboratively design and deliver the University of Exeter’s EDI Vision and Strategy. She leads the University’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) team and works closely with colleagues from Widening Participation, Academic Development and Education and Student Support in supporting a whole-institution approach to belonging and inclusion. Shraddha has experience and expertise across EDI, Wellbeing, Student and Staff Engagement portfolios within Universities and Students’ Unions. In the past few years, she has held various leadership positions in the Higher Education Sector, including a Board-level role with the Office for Students (OfS) and the UK Reproducibility Network.
  • Leen Saeb (MSC in Water Management, 2016) - Leen’s journey in the world of engineering started in Syria at Damascus University where she completed a degree in Civil Engineering and a Master's in Information Technology. She continued her studies at Exeter University completing a Master's degree in Water Management focusing in her studies on smart ways to provide water to the people of Gambia. After 2 years working in the UK in a male dominated industry, Leen won the 'Best Woman in Business Development' award at the Women in Construction and Engineering Awards in London. She was also awarded the 'Syria Ten Outstanding Young Persons' award by the Junior Chamber International . Today, Leen is managing strategic water projects in an infrastructure consultancy company as a Senior Project Manager.

To book you place, please register here.

We look forward to seeing you there!