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Dorothy Thompson

The Power List 2021 – Power List

Consultant Clinical Scientist, Clinical and Academic Department of Ophthalmology, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, London, UK

Why is it important to celebrate women in ophthalmology with this list?

This celebration increases the visibility of women’s achievements. It’s an important reference to inspire others and encourage equality.

What can be done to make the field more diverse?

Talk! Tell others what we love about our jobs, the successes that make the challenges worthwhile, and the support that lets us do more.

What is your proudest professional achievement?

Nurturing a culture of curiosity and learning in clinical vision science where everyone has a chance to achieve.

Outside of work, what makes you happy?

Sunshine, the sea, trees, and my family.

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