Our Ethos

At Women Empowering Women, we want to create a network of inspirational role models because we firmly believe
“if you can see it, you can be it”.
We also want to open up the discussion on the issues facing women in medicine today.


Sarb graduated from University of Manchester and was one of the first trainees within acute
medicine in the West Midlands; becoming the first appointed Acute Physician at City Hospital Birmingham in 2008. Sarb has held an array of leadership roles including Clinical Specialty Lead and is currently Deputy Medical Director at her trust. Sarb has a Masters in Medical Education and is a POCUS enthusiast, having established Ultrasound at the Front Door.

Sarb loves running, HIIT and dancing and has completed 5 marathons. She describes her most important role as being mummy to 2 boys.

May has been a Consultant in Acute Medicine in the West Midlands for the past 5 years, having trained as less than full time for the best part of 10 years. May has recently been appointed as Clinical Specialty Lead for Acute Medicine and also serves as both RCP College Tutor and Deputy Training Programme Director for Internal Medicine in
the West Midlands.

She really enjoys combining both clinical and education roles. May enjoys boxing and weight training and is an incredibly busy mother to four children ranging from eight to thirteen.

Sarah is currently a specialist registrar in gastroenterology and general internal medicine
in London.

She graduated from University of Birmingham and completed her core medical training in the West Midlands.

She is interested in how gender bias affects the medical workforce.
Sarah enjoys HIIT and spend the majority of her spare time searching for outfits with decent sized pockets.

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This podcast aims to showcase inspirational women and display their incredible achievements. We also aim to provide meaningful discussion on the issues and challenges facing women in medicine today. On each episode we will interview remarkable clinicians and hear about their experiences as they shatter glass ceilings and pave the way for the future.