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2019 APWEN Conference: President Leads members on Courtesy Visit to Asagba of Asaba

...The Theme of this year conference is The Dynamics of Environmental Change: Impact of Engineering. ... Also accompanied by the Wife of the state Deputy Governor ... Conference starting on 24 September at Press Centre Asaba On Monday, 23 September 2019, the Association of Professional women engineers of Nigeria led by the president, Engr Felicia Agubata paid courtesy visit to HRH, Asagba...

Nigeria Needs More Practicing Female Engineers ―Dr. Okeke

Anambra State deputy governor, Dr Nkem Okeke has advocated for the projection of more females into the engineering profession in the country, arguing that engineering was one of the professions where women could thrive if supported. Receiving members of the Association of professional Women Engineers of Nigeria  at Government House, Awka, Okeke, who is a fellow of the Nigeria Society...

APWEN Marks World literacy Day by Donating Books to Schools, teachers

...as Engr Kashim Ali, an Engr Rose Madaki  Donated books The Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN), has donated textbooks and other instructional materials to pupils of three schools of LGEA Central Primary Schools, Ofugo, Ankpa LGA, Kogi State to mark the World international Literacy day in Kogi State. APWEN celebrates day with Kogi State Ministry of Education Science and Technology...

APWEN counsels Men and Women to collaborate together to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

The keynote speaker at the 2019 Mayen Adetiba Technical Bootcamp, Dr Nadu Denloye and other women engineering leaders in the country have counselled men and women in engineering they must work together in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and re-position our country's economy. Speaking as the award ceremony of Mayen Adetiba technical Bootcamp for girls in Lagos, Dr...

35 Women Trained at first APWEN Entrepreneurial Workshop Series

Thirty-five women were recently trained by The Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria on entrepreneurship. The event had the theme – ‘Strengthen business and produce superior outcome.’ The maiden edition attracted both students, youth corps members, executives and members of the association from across the country. It was held at the National Engineering Centre, Victoria island Lagos. The essence of...

Kenya: ‘It’s not about muscles’- Grace Karuiru on how she has defied odds to excel in engineering

She has taken up jobs that were previously left for men. She has defied all odds and stereotypes of the society to do what she interestingly believes is her calling. Both naturally, and by talent. While the country still battles cultural inequality within the engineering sector, Grace Karuiru has what it takes; and she has put it into practice for...

“All Engineers Ladies’ Summit” goes to Minna as Students clamour for more women in engineering

....Engr Joyce Adams awarded outstanding Female Engineer Award....Engr Jankara donated #0.9m to best graduating students It was a gathering of participants comprises seniors and upcoming engineers in Minna as Nigeria Institution of Mechanical Engineers, National Students Forum organized it North Central edition of "All Engineers Ladies’ Summit 2019". Tagged “Engineering also a Woman's Job”, the event held on the 24th...

APWEN excites Students at  Mayen Adetiba Technical Bootcamp: Advocate creativity and career balance

The Annual Mayen Adetiba Technical Bootcamp instituted by Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria entered its second edition with the association, more determined than ever to follow through with its mandate to get more girls/women into STEM career. Indeed, the excitement on the faces of the students and the teachers who participated at the event and their feedback...

Engineering is also a Woman’s Job: Female engineers urged to raise the bar

It was an unforgettable and enriching experience as Nigeria Institution of Mechanical Engineers, National Student Forum in conjunction with Technology and Engineering Student Association, OAU Chapter organized All Engineers Ladies’ Summit 2019 tagged ‘’Engineering also a Woman's Job” held on the 4th July at ICE conference center, Obafemi Awolowo Knowledge park. The event attracted both the academic community and practicing...

Nigeria’s Wendy Okolo Becomes First Black Woman To Earn PhD In Aerospace Engineering At NASA

Dr Wendy A. Okolo is the first black woman to obtain a Ph.D. in aerospace engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington and the 2019 winner of the BEYA Global Competitiveness Conference award for the most promising engineer in the United States government. Nigerian born Dr. Wendy Okolo is an aerospace research engineer at the Ames Research Center, a...