Wood’s Craig Shanaghey appointed to AFBE-UK advisory board

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AFBE-UK has appointed an energy industry leader to its advisory board. Craig Shanaghey, President of Operations Services for Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) at global consulting and engineering firm Wood, becomes the tenth member of the AFBE-UK advisory board. Craig is also chair of OGUK’s Diversity and Inclusion Task Group, and is a member of the Energy Leaders’ Coalition, a … Read More

AFBE’s Next Big Idea Pitching Competition

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Do you have an idea that you’d like to take to the next level? Then AFBE’s Next Big Idea pitching competition is for you! Submit your idea by February 14, 2022 and you could win prizes and mentorship sponsored by RS components and more! The competition will take place in person on 22nd April 2022 at the IET Savoy Place … Read More

Winners announced at 2021 AFBE-UK Scotland Diversity and Inclusion Awards

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Diversity and inclusion successes in the energy and engineering sectors were celebrated at the AFBE-UK Scotland awards ceremony in Aberdeen last night. (Thursday, October 21, 2021) An evening of inspiration, celebration, networking and multicultural entertainment took place at The Marcliffe Hotel and Spa near Aberdeen, with Aberdeen Lord Provost Barney Crockett, industry leaders, professionals and students in attendance. IMRANDD and Baker Hughes … Read More

Subsea 7 announced as AFBE-UK Scotland’s latest partner

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AFBE-UK Scotland, an organisation that encourages greater diversity and inclusion in the energy and engineering sectors, has announced Subsea 7 as a partner. Aberdeen-based AFBE-UK Scotland supports all young people, particularly those from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds, with career aspirations in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Subsea 7 is the latest company to join AFBE-UK, a platform for sharing … Read More

Royal Air force Takes Off with AFBE-UK Scotland

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AFBE-UK Scotland, a not-for-profit organisation that encourages diversity and inclusion, has announced that the Royal Air Force (RAF) is the latest notable name to join its roster of partners.  Aberdeen-based AFBE-UK Scotland supports all young people, particularly those from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds, with career aspirations in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The RAF is the latest … Read More

The IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards 2021

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Ella Podmore, 2020 IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Award’s winner, is a woman smashing stereotypes, smashing barriers and smashing the world of STEM. These awards celebrate the thousands of women engineers doing ground-breaking work and paving the way for the STEM superstars of the future. If you’re a woman who is working in a STEM role and smashing … Read More

SSE Partners up with AFBE UK Scotland to Improve Diversity

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SSE is to partner with not-for-profit organisation the Association for Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers (AFBE-UK) Scotland which encourages diversity and inclusion. Aberdeen-based AFBE-UK Scotland supports all young people, particularly those from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds, with career aspirations in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). SSE is the latest company to join AFBE-UK, a platform for sharing … Read More

Serica Energy Becomes AFBE UK Scotland’s Latest Partner

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AFBE-UK Scotland has announced a new partnership with Serica Energy.  Aberdeen-based AFBE-UK Scotland supports all young people, particularly those from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds, with career aspirations in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).   Serica Energy is the latest company to join AFBE-UK, a platform for sharing ideas and supporting diversity and inclusion strategies.  Serica Energy is … Read More

AFBE UK and Norwell Edge Roll Out Interactive STEM Virtual Game for School Pupils in Scotland

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The Association for Black and Ethnic Minority Engineers (AFBE) Scotland and leading energy e-learning firm Norwell EDGE have joined forces to launch a digital gaming experience for primary and secondary school children in a bid to shine a light on the unexpected heroes in engineering – especially those from a black or minority ethnic (BME) background. Dr Urenna Adegbotolu, the … Read More