Engineers seek new policy to revive technical, vocational education
To limit dependency on foreign engineering products and manpower, engineers have called on government to initiate policies that would revive technical and vocational education in the country.
Engineers urged to develop indigenous technology capacity
To contend with foreign incursion into the construction sector, experts have stressed the need to develop indigenous technology capacity of engineers.
Engineers seek policy to boost women participation in STEM education
Engineers have called for deliberate policy that will boost the participation of women and girl-child in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).
APWEN canvasses gender parity in STEM field
With women making up only 13 per cent in the related workforce, professional engineers have reinforced need to improve participation of females in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) field.
‘Environment not friendly for engineers to hone their skills’
Women are not well represented in engineering practice and this is a reflection of the percentage of women when compared to men, who seek admission to study engineering. So, to eliminate the gender gap, we need first to increase tremendously the percentage of girls opting for engineering as a career.
Women engineers advocate promotion of girl-child education
The Association of Professional Women Engineers (APWEN), Ilorin Chapter, has urged government at all levels and well-meaning Nigerians to promote equal opportunities for women and quality.
Experts call for policy implementation to bridge gender gap in STEM
The call was made at the Vital Voices STEM Mentoring Walk, done in partnership with Lonadek Nigeria Limited, Women in Energy Network (WIEN), WeConnect International and Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN)
APWEN boosts female engineers, STEM teachers capacity
In its desire to promote diversity and girl child education, female engineers have launched a new scheme known as ‘She Engineer Invent It, Build It’ project.
At Sheengineer flag-off, APWEN pledges support for girl child on STEM Education
In order to encourage the girl child’s interest in Engineering, the Association of Professional Women Engineers in Nigeria (APWEN) has tasked itself on the need to train female teachers on Science