Ramla Qureshi

Founder/CEO Women Engineers Pakistan | PhD candidate at The State University of New York

Buffalo/Niagara, New York Area

Summary
Structural Engineer Earthquake Resistant design of Buildings and Industrial Structures Earthquake Engineering Fire Safety Civil Engineering
STEM education activist; trying to pave way for technical advancement of women in science, technology, engineering & math, focusing especially in Pakistan; where the gender-gap ranks second-last in the world.
Structural Engineer; trying to decipher seismic and post-quake fire damage to the built environment, and the possible ways to limit/prevent loss of life, property and resources - with hopes to bring construction policy paradigm shifts in Pakistan.
Experience

Research Project Assistant at The Research Foundation for SUNY

Dec 2016 - Present

Co-Founder / CEO at Women Engineers Pakistan

Dec 2013 - Present

Front-runner for enabling and promoting women in Science & Technology within Pakistan. Leading multi-pronged teams for spreading awareness of increasing gender-gap within STEM fields, providing advocacy, training opportunities and academia-to-industry connections for women, thereby directly contributing to advancement of the country as a whole.

Education

PhD Civil Engineering at State University of New York at Buffalo

Dec 2016 - Present

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