• Women in Engineering (WIE) is a Standing Committee of the World Federation of Engineering Organizations with the purpose of Empowering Women in Engineering and Technology.–Enyonam Kpekpena, Chair of WIE (Ghana)Contact the committee at: women @ wfeo . org (without the spaces)


The Ghana Institution of Engineering (GhIE) will host the Policy Implementation Committee on Women in Engineering (WIE) for the next four years, 2024-2027, under the leadership of Ing. Dr Enyonam Fafa Kpekpena.

The Ghana Institution of Engineering (GhIE) is a national member of WFEO and has been an active participant in all activities of the WFEO. GhIE members have served as members on various Standing Technical Committees of the organization and have representatives from Women in Engineering Ghana fully participating in the successes of the committee’s activities, as well the achievements of the WFEO-WIE.

The Ghana Institution of Engineering GhIE, has had an active Women in Engineering (WinE) Group for the past 24 years and remains committed to the development of women in engineering. GhIE has supported and ensured the active participation of members of WinE Ghana in WFEO conferences, FAEO conferences, and events, promoting the cause of females in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).


To promote equality, diversity, and inclusivity in the engineering workforce (with a focus on women).


To harness the collaborative power of the group to attract, retain, and promote the cause of females and other under-represented groups using innovation and technology to achieve a sustainable world, that leaves no one behind.

External Objectives

  • To create awareness of the importance of the Sustainable Development Goals, especially SDG 5 and how it is pivotal to the success of the other goals.
  • To support outreach activities, capacity building, training, and empowerment of women to attain leadership positions in engineering.
  • To promote and measure gender disaggregated engineering metrics, the results of which can be used to advise policies on equality, diversity and inclusivity in the profession and measure progress.
  • To collaboratively empower, inspire, encourage, and share the achievements of women in engineering and technology around the world.
  • To collaboratively celebrate World Engineering Day and other events throughout the year (such as International Women’s Day and International Women in Engineering Day) through our own activities and those of our members.

Internal Objectives

  • To encourage women to join in other committees of WFEO and aspire to leadership positions.
  • To communicate the work of WFEO and WIE to their own professional engineering organisations.
  • To collaborate with other Standing Technical Committees and Policy Implementation Committees to conduct webinars, events and progress the other goals and objectives of WFEO.
  • To encourage greater diversity and inclusivity in WFEO.
  • To report progress on an annual basis.

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