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Celebrating women engineers at the University of Wollongong

Category Event Recap

Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day, the Faculty of Engineering & Information Sciences at the University of Wollongong hosted a remarkable event on 23rd June. Senator Mehreen Faruqi delivered a powerful keynote address, sharing her journey as a civil and environmental engineer and the first Muslim woman to sit in an Australian parliament.

The event also featured an inspirational panel discussion with accomplished women in engineering, including Dr. Rochelle Macdonald, Michaela Brown, Lauren North, and Siobhan O’Brien. Their stories highlighted their motivations, challenges, and triumphs, inspiring attendees to pursue their own engineering dreams. The event emphasized the significance of diversity and inclusion in the field, fostering a supportive environment for attendees to learn from each other’s experiences. The celebration of International Women in Engineering Day at the University of Wollongong was a testament to the remarkable contributions of women in engineering and a call to empower future generations of innovators.

Watch the recording here:

Women in Engineering Day at the University of Wollongong