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The ESTS Women in General Thoracic Surgery Committee is a joint effort from female leaders across different countries and cultures to dedicate, encourage, enable and inspire women to fulfil their surgical career ambitions.
Being a European Organisation, we are aware that the experiences in developing a thoracic surgical career may be completely different and difficult to compare.  For this reason, we would like to bring together various role models at different stages of their careers to be an example for all the membership.  We would also like to formally develop mentorship programmes and networking amongst peers.

This Committee is open to all of the membership and seeks an active participation from ESTS members.  If you want to be involved as a Mentor or participate in the initiatives falling within the WGTS remit, please email:

Cecilia Pompili, ESTS Women in General Thoracic Surgery or 
Sue Hesford,    Executive Director

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