Posts Tagged 'Goal 5 – Gender Equality'

WFEO-WIE webinar to celebrate International Women in Engineering Day INWED – “The Lives of Women: Enhanced by Engineering”

The WFEO Committee on Women in Engineering organized the webinar “The Lives of Women: Enhanced by Engineering” in celebration of the International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) on Friday 21 June 2024.
 
The recording is available by clicking on the below image.
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The report “A strategy for inclusiveness, well-being and diversity in engineering workplaces”

Although it dates from 2014, the report “A strategy for inclusiveness, well-being and diversity in engineering workplaces“, written by WFEO Past President Dr Marlene Kanga, is the only such strategic document available in the world and is an important reference to increase the recruitment and retention of women in science, engineering and ...

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Ir Prof Dr Leong Wai Yie is the 2023 INWES Distinguished Woman in Engineering Award winner

Hosted by the International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES), the award celebrated Ir Prof Dr Leong Wai Yie’s achievements in global capacity building (developing and building knowledge and skills internationally) and commitments to the representation of women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).

Ir Prof Dr Leong Wai Yie ...

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UNESCO releases results of study on Gender and STEM in South Africa

UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa (UNESCO Office in Harare) & UNESCO International Institute for Higher Education (UNESCO IESALC) released the results of its survey on: Uncovering gender disparities in STEM and higher education in Southern Africa: evidence from nine countries at a side event at the ...

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Statement on the need for more women in STEM at UN CSW67

“Ï’d Blush if I could” Statement on the need for more women in STEM at UN Commission on Status of Women (CSW67) especially to avoid gender bias in Artificial Intelligence

UN Women organised the Commission on the Status of Women, an annual meeting that is the largest meeting for women, from 6 to 17 March. The Priority theme ...

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WFEO Webinar on Climate Change


WFEO organized a webinar on Climate Change on 5 December 2022, in which the speakers were representatives from many WFEO Standing Technical Committees actively involved in the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Moderator:

  • Davide Stronati, Director of Sustainability, Nuclear Decommissioning Authority / Chair, WFEO Committee on Engineering and the Environment

Introduction:

  • José Vieira, WFEO President

Panelists:

  • Jean Eudes Moncomble, Chair, WFEO Committee ...
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Second edition of the “Ingenio al Femminile” Competition

Last Thursday 3 November, was held the 2nd Edition of the “Ingenio al Femminile” Graduation Award, conceived by Ania Lopez, National Councilor of the National Council of Italian Engineers (CNI), WFEO Executive Council member and Theme leader of the Committee on Women in Engineering. The award is dedicated to women recent ...

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Institution of Engineers Mauritius released its third Journal on Engineering and the UN SDGS


The Institution of Engineers Mauritius celebrated its national Engineers Day on 13th September 2022 with the release of its third Journal on Engineering and the UN Sustainable Development Goals entitled “Engineering: The Pathway to Building Resilience to Climate Change in SIDS” (available in this link) and sets new benchmark for diversity in an engineering publication.

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