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Imperial College Road

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Engineering a Better, Sustainable World: Advancing the UN 2030 agenda with diverse teams

WOMENinSTEM@IC Event


Dr Marlene Kanga AM will deliver a lecture on diversity in engineering on Thursday 24 January. It will last approximately 45 minutes, with 15 minutes for a Q&A at the end.


Biography:

Dr. Marlene Kanga is President of the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO), the peak body for engineering institutions internationally representing some 100 engineering institutions and approximately 30 million engineers. WFEO is committed to advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals through engineering.

She completed a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering at Imperial College, specialising in process safety. She has had a career in risk engineering for the oil and gas industry in Australia and New Zealand. She was National President of Engineers Australia in 2013 and is non-executive director of several large organisations in Australia.

Dr Kanga is an Honorary Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia, Honorary Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (UK). She is also a Fellow of the Academy of Technology and Engineering (Australia), a Foreign Fellow of the ASEAN Academy of Engineering and Technology and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

She is the 2018 Engineers Australia Professional Engineer of the year and has been listed among the Top 100 Women of Influence in Australia and the Top 100 Engineers in Australia. She is a Member of the Order of Australia, a national honour, as recognition of her leadership of the engineering profession.

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