Home About Kuna Advertise Contact Us Kuna's Bureaus Services KUNA training center Term Of Use
Register Login
facebook Twitter Youtube rss
UN Charter remains foundation of int'l relations - Guterres      Germany calls on Russia, Iran to pressure Damascus for a ceasefire in Ghouta      Egypt calls for humanitarian ceasefire in Eastern Ghouta      Iran ready for dialogue with EU to boost security, stability in region      Arab youth media meeting due in Cairo March 10      Arab League chief urges world to embrace Abbas' initiative      Army chief pardons penalized servicemen ahead of nat'l holidays      Al-Sisi: Egypt seeks to be regional hub for power
  General
Kuwaiti participant highlights role of women engineers at conference in Belgium
09/08/2010 | LOC10:37
07:37 GMT
| Kuwait News
تصغير الخطالشكل الأساسيتكبير الخط

 By Nawab Khan

BRUSSELS, Aug 9 (KUNA) -- The chair of the Women In Engineering Association (WIE) in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE ) in Region 8 which includes Europe, Middle East and Africa , Bashayer Ibrahim Al-Awwad , particpated in the world congress of the student branch of IEEE (SBC 2010) which was held in the Belgian city of Leuven from 4-8 August. Around 300 IEEE student branches members, gold members and young engineering professionals attended the event which is a melting pot of a variety of cultures and backgrounds, to share technical, social and professional experiences. IEEE is an international non-profit, professional organization for the advancement of technology related to electricity. Al-Awwad told the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) that she spoke at the workshop on Women In Engineering, Importance and Challenges where she highlighted the role of the WIE in the field. She also referred to the most prominent landmarks, cultural customs and traditions of Kuwait and the Arab Gulf countries at the workshop. Bashayer is a Kuwaiti Engineer who graduated as a computer engineer from Kuwait University - college of engineering petroleum and started her career as a Teaching Assistant, As for the IEEE, she is a board member in Kuwait section along with the chair of the Women In Engineering (WIE) Kuwait and WIE chair of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). She was also involved in organizing the 5th IEEE-GCC Conference held in Kuwait on March 2009 as Women in engineering committee chairwoman, and publicity committee chair. Before the Congress, al-Awwad said she had met Belgium's ambassador to Kuwait Damien Angelet who had expressed his readiness to help and facilitate the participants from Kuwait at the Leuven conference. (end) nk.bz.
KUNA 091037 Aug 10NNNN

 Print
  Email
 Save
Share
Share
Kuwait
Photos from GCC Summit
Photos from GCC
share your photos Kuwait Vision
Vote for best photo for 2017
Kuwait Reader
Kuwait Vision
 
News Brief
 


KUNA publishes a book titled (His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah: A Humanitarian Leader) to commemorate the UN honoring of Kuwait's leader

 
Most Read Most Emailed  
1.   Kuwaiti FM receives UN Peace Coordinator for Middle East
2.   Kuwaiti FM hails UN efforts in supporting Iraq
3.   Today in Kuwait's history
4.   Tunisian, Libyan desert truffles dominate Kuwaiti agriculture market
5.   Dutch diplomat lauds strong Dutch-Kuwaiti relations
6.   Photo of the Day
 
 
kuna magazien

 
Publications

 
WEATHER
PRAYER
CURRENCIES
KUWAIT AIRPORT
About KUNA KUNA SERVICES USEFUL LINKS KUNA ARCHIVE KUNA PUBLICATIONS
Home
About Kuna
Advertise
Contact Us
Kuna's Bureaus
Services
KUNA training center
Term Of Use
Read The Whole Newscast
Pictures (during the week)
FTP Service
KUNA Reader
SMS Services
kuwait in memory of day
Job Application
Careers
Arab News Agencies
International News Agencies
Governmental Institutes
other useful links
Prayer Times
News Archive
Other News Services
Today In Kuwait's History
Events
Training Sessions
Videos
All KUNA right are reserved © 2012. This site is designed and published by IDS