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Dr Jan Peters is an expert on gender and diversity issues in science and engineering (STEM)
Women, engineering, science, STEM, gender, inclusive,
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I’m a change agent passionate about science, technology, engineering and maths and their impact on our lives. My approach is evidence-based action. A gender expert and champion of equality of opportunity, I find creative, practical, solutions for real problems and love to share them to help you build a more inclusive environment.

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I set up my business Katalytik in 2004 to make a difference to people and their worlds and continue to collaborate and shape progress with other global experts.

Since 2000 I have been involved in defining, managing or directing key pieces of work around women and minority groups in science, technology, engineering and maths. Find out more

I was awarded an MBE for services to women in enginering and science in the 2017 New Years’ Hnours List.



An inspiring speaker and communicator I speak with authority on topics from unconscious bias to creating inclusive cultures. Find out more


I’m a Gallup Certified strengths coach that isn’t touchy feely. I can inspire confidence, cultivate clarity and ignite your energy.

Find out how I use Strengths to support inclusive cultures.



Sometimes things seem too complex. Maybe you find it hard to beyond the ideas stage. Meet me. If your project, technology or team need a boost I might just be the person to help.


Latest blog posts

 – up-skilling students for the real world There’s much discussion about giving students great team learning experiences. But what if your students just get to work in a team and then there’s no time or space to actively reflect and consider how it went and how......

Data published in 2010 suggested that twice as many male engineering graduates transitioned to technical jobs as their female counterparts. In a collaboration with UCL Engineering and funded by the HE STEM project I set out to explore why this might be the case and......