Ramla Qureshi

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

Buffalo/Niagara, New York Area

The Research Foundation for SUNY

899.78 /30mins

Short Biography

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, The Research Foundation for SUNY

Dec 2016 to Present

Co-Founder / CEO, Women Engineers Pakistan

Dec 2013 to 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, State University of New York at Buffalo

Dec 2016 to Present

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