Access.A Action Plan

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How will digital economy change your life

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By Marta Marjan April 15, 2020 When President Trump announced building a wall along the Mexican border, the news generated intense debate over its effectiveness to tackle security, migration and the drug trade.Our history is full of examples of the elites in power creating grandiose designs: from Egyptian Pyramids, Chinese Wall, Roman Colosseums, Indian Mausoleums, etc. ​ The race continues today.   ​ Relics from the … Read More

Join the 2020 Executive Board

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Applications are open to members and non-members but non-members will be required to join as part of the process. Some of the roles we need to fill are:+ General Secretary+ Deputy Real Projects Coordinator+ Deputy Transition programme coordinator+ Deputy Webmaster+ Social Media Coordinator+ Student Representatives+ Events CoordinatorYou can learn about the programmes on the AFBE-UK Scotland website www.afbescotland.org Why Join the Committee?Being … Read More

Men as change agents series: Ollie Folayan

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Let’s adopt Ubuntu: Dr Ollie Folayan, Chair of AFBE-UK Scotland and Principal Process Engineering Consultant, outlines how workplace culture is key to achieving gender balance for the AXIS Network’s Men As Change Agents series. Two ideas were reinforced when I attended a very memorable diversity and inclusion lunch sponsored by the AXIS Network in September. No underrepresented group is homogenous. … Read More

IET Diversity and inclusion event

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Our chair @OllieFolayan74 will be a speaker and panellist at @TheIET Engineering #Diversity & #Inclusion event in Glasgow on November 7. We’re delighted to be involved in this gathering! #engineering #Glasgow #https://events2.theiet.org/diversity/

NextGen

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Thanks to the energy professionals who give up their time to support the engineers of the future. Our next NextGen event takes place at Aberdeen’s Heathryburn School on November 7.#NextGen #Engineering #energy

Spirit Energy joins AFBE-UK Scotland

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Social enterprise AFBE-UK Scotland has announced energy operator Spirit Energy has signed up as a corporate partner. Headquartered in the UK, Spirit Energy is one of Europe’s top independent oil and gas operators and employs more than 700 people across four countries. Joy Egborge Co-Chair of Spirit Energy’s Ethnicity Committee said: “The decision to become a corporate member of AFBE-UK Scotland reflects Spirit Energy’s … Read More

The least important thing

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I attended an award ceremony some months ago aimed at celebrating diversity in engineering. As chair of the Scottish arm of the Association for Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers (AFBE-UK), I and my colleagues spend many hours volunteering in schools and universities and we urge leaders and businesses to utilise the vast array of talent that exists among so called … Read More

CNR International announced as main sponsor of AFBE-UK Scotland’s NextGen programme

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AFBE-UK Scotland is absolutely delighted to announce that CNR International has recently become the major sponsor of AFBE-UK Scotland’s NextGen programme. CNR International is supporting AFBE-UK to engineer a better world by inspiring, informing and influencing our members, engineers and technicians, and all those who are touched by, or touch, the work of engineers. CNR International recently launched an equality, … Read More

Downing Street meeting for North East leader of diversity and inclusion group

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A leading North East advocate of greater diversity and inclusion in the oil and gas industry was part of a delegation to visit No 10. Dr Ollie Folayan, chair of Aberdeen-based AFBE-UK Scotland, was among a number of delegates to meet Nero Ughwujabo, a special adviser to Prime Minister Theresa May on social justice, opportunities and young people. AFBE-UK, the … Read More