The conference is part of the global International Women in Engineering Day (www.inwed.org ) celebration organised annually on 23rd June. We are expecting a large turnout of professionals and industry experts from across the country, and your presence would be greatly appreciated by NAMWIE members.
The NAMWIE conference envisages promoting STEM and Engineering careers to high school learners and university students thus empowering learners to be creative for the strengthening of science, technology and innovation nationally. The NAMWIE Conference provides a platform to celebrate, reflect and deliberate collectively on,
• Technology and Innovation Its Impact on Namibia
• Celebrate Namibian women excellency in the field of Engineering
• Encourage and motivate girls to fearlessly pursue a career in STEM and Engineering thus contributing to the industrialisation and socio-economic development of Namibia
The Namibia Women in Engineering Association is a national organisation that works towards promoting the amazing diverse career opportunities available to girls in STEM, the diverse career opportunities in the engineering industry, and, raising the profile of women engineers in Namibia. The objective of the Namibia Women in Engineer (NAMWIE) association is to promote gender equality and empower Namibian women engineers, motivating them to excel in their careers. NAMWIE is a non-profit organisation, all our activities are supported by philanthropists and well-wishers supporting Female Engineers as such we are unable to cater for the flight tickets etc. We can support your stay during the event which includes the accommodation for the event.
NAMWIE embraces the NDP5 theme ‘Working together towards prosperity and the concept of partnership in the pursuit of national development goals. Namibia Women in Engineering events are linked to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as identified by the UN namely SDG 5 “Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls”; and SDG 4 “Ensure inclusively and quality education to women and girls”. NAMWIE activities feed directly into the ‘ UNESCO Regional Support Strategy’.