Global Engineering Night is back!
On March 12, our annual Global Engineering Night is back for the fourth year in a row at our favourite location, YellowBelly Brewery. Join us for a night of networking between globally minded students and industry professionals, while hearing presentations from this year’s Kumvana Fellows, Nina Quanash and Thandiwe Tembo. All funds will be returned to the chapter to support our many ventures and fellowship programs – more information on these are linked below. If you want to know more about how you can facilitate change on both a local and a global scale, this event is sure to spark ideas, while connecting you with the right people to help initiate that change.
GE Night takes place at Yellowbelly Brewery, 288 Water St. and 1 George St. from 7:00pm on March 12th, 2020. Appetizers will be provided, and there is a cash bar for attendees over the age of 19. $1000 of prizes are up for grabs at our raffle, with tickets $2 each or 3 for 5. Event tickets are $25 (or 3/$60 with our student special), and can be purchased via Eventbrite linked below. See you there!
Meet our Speakers
Nina Quanash is a teacher and a community developer in the Northern region of Ghana and a marketer of a stem cell company. She is also a member of the Discovery Learning Alliance (http://www.discoverylearningalliance.org/stories/tag/ghana/), an alliance that empowers and trains girls in deprived communities. Her greatest passion is mobilizing, empowering, training and educating girls and women in rural communities for development against these stressful social cankers that quenches their zeal to thrive. Nina helps teenagers, adults, families and communities to make critical reproductive health decisions to eradicate extreme poverty due to over population in rural communities.
Thandiwe Tembo is a Project Engineer and Community Engagement Director for Vero Power Grid Zambia, an off grid mini grid company. Vero Power Grid Zambia works in partnership with communities and suppliers to deliver cohesive projects to fulfil civic need and progress towards Sustainable Development Goals. Thandiwe is passionate and interested in promoting clean energy access for people in rural areas of Zambia because of the potential it has to change their lives in a productive way. Additionally, she is also a co-founder of the Maydma Foundation of Zambia. The foundation addresses challenges faced by rural communities in educating children and empowering women.