Talk to Engineers and Scientists from industry and academia to learn more about;

- Career journey's and routes into becoming leaders.

- Discussions on challenges faced and how they overcame them.

- PhD Students from Nigeria and Brazil speak about why they choose Engineering.

- Learn about Goria's journey on founding E-connect while studying.


Monday 8th March 2021 at 2pm - 3.30pm

Dr Tokoloho Rampai - Lecturer in Chemical Engineering (University of Cape Town).

Professor Alicia El Haj - Interdisciplinary Chair of Cell Engineering (UoB).

Dr Hollie Patten - JLR - Lead Cell Engineer

Dr Shriya Pancholi - Formulation Scientist and Instagram blogger (GSK).

Dr Jocelyn Peach - Scientist (Ministry of Defence).

Shabana Yasin - Project Support Engineer (JLR).

Dr Anita Ghag - Lecturer in Biomaterials (UoB).

Wednesday 10th March 2021 at 2pm - 3.30pm

Professor Emma Kendrick - Energy Materials (UoB), worked in industry and academia on energy materials; batteries and fuel cells.

Dr Valentina Gentili - JLR - Advanced Battery Technical Specialist

(Dr) Marina Campos Assumpcao de Amarante - Education in Brazil.

(Dr) Khadijat Olorunlambe - From Medicine to Engineering.

(Dr) Diana Oliveira - Studying for a PhD and Mental Well-being.

Gloria Nkuliza - Founder and Director of E-connect Mentoring scheme for international and BAME students.

We will have a panel sessions followed by break out rooms where you can Network with the speakers and other attendees.

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If you have any questions or queries before hand, you can email me Zubera Iqbal -

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