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

afbescotlandNews, NextGen

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

afbescotlandGala, News

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

AFBE-UK 2017 Annual Report & Newsletter

AdminAnnual Report, Gala, News, NextGen, Real Projects, Transition

2017 has been one of AFBE’s most successful years since we began in 2007. This year we celebrated AFBE with a 10th anniversary Gala attended by business leaders, politicians, engineers and friends of our fantastic organisation. AFBE-UK has evolved into a national organisation with a membership of engineering professionals across the UK and increasing relevance within the EDI community. We … Read More

Celebrating a Great Year

AdminGala, News, NextGen, Real Projects, Transition

2017 has been a great year for AFBE-UK as a whole and Scotland has very much been a part of it. AFBE-UK has always worked at grass roots level, seemingly under the radar promoting engineering to young people but it’s fair to say that 2017 brought more open recognition from reputable institutions, many with which we had collaborated for years. … Read More

Transition Event Proves a Success

AdminTransition

AFBE-UK Scotland  an Aberdeen based not-for-profit organisation, which encourages engineering as a career, supported students at an event in Aberdeen. The event which was held at Shell Woodbank House proved a success with the Transition programme featuring career workshops and CV clinics as well as mock interviews and assessments. Hosted by the organisation AFBE-UK Scotland, it kick-started a series of autumn events … Read More

AFBE-UK 2016 Annual Report & Newsletter

AdminAnnual Report, News

This newsletter is a celebration of AFBE-UK’s achievements in a rather challenging year within the engineering industry for many. AFBE-UK Scotland celebrated its 5th year anniversary! This newsletter celebrates the remarkable impact that AFBE-UK Scotland has made and many of the articles herein are written by the AFBE-UK Scotland team. I would like to take the opportunity to congratulate Dr … Read More