INWES is celebrating World Engineering Day on the 4th of March with a Webinar that is part of the ongoing project with the University of Warwick, “Empowering People’s Voices“. For this event, we’re streaming a webinar in which several engineers will talk about their career story, in which they can highlight which advice they can provide for young women engineers.
Program 4 March, 10:30 to 11:45 UTC:
10.30 Welcome and Opening of event
Jenny Spiga, Assistant Professor at the Department of Physics, University of Warwick, UK
10.35 Welcome INWES
Professor Jung Sun, INWES President, Dongseo University, South Korea
10.40 Engineering careers
- Michelle Boit, Consultant (Petroleum Engineering) and the Founder of Michelle Boit Foundation where she mentors young engineers.
- Ir. Siew Kien Mah, Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Computing, member of IEM in Malaysia and Appointed Corporate Member of the Women Engineers Section of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM).
- Dr. Wen-Ling Hong. Associate Professor, Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Director, Center for Science, Technology and Society (STS) Research National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology, Deputy Minister, Ocean Affair Council, Taiwan
11:30 Discussion and closing remarks