Qatar University (QU) and Qatar Shell recently hosted a corner row contention to prominence a critical purpose women can play in “shaping Qatar’s destiny appetite sector”.
The row contention hold during QU was jointly organized by QU Alumni-College of Engineering section and Qatar Shell Women’s Network, and directed during enlivening immature Qatari women to cruise an engineering career in Ras Laffan by a origination of a “networking and believe sharing” platform.
While addressing a purpose of women in a state’s appetite sector, Maha al-Mannai, university partnership manager during a Qatar Shell Research and Technology Centre (QSRTC), said, “It is with good honour that Qatar Shell hosts this row contention together with Qatar University to inspire Qatari womanlike students to cruise career opportunities in a appetite sector.”
“Today’s eventuality forms partial of QSRTC’s wider overdo and university partnership programme where we share a industrial and technical believe with immature people in support of a Qatar National Vision 2030 and a fostering of a knowledge-based society, “ al-Mannai added.
The row contention saw veteran engineers including Maryam al-Bishri, fountainhead operative during Qatar Petroleum; Maryam Manojahri, technologist during Qatar Shell; Kaltham al-Kaabi, gnawing operative during RasGas; and Maha Kafood, routine operative during Maersk Oil, pronounce about their possess practice in a field.
The panellists also highlighted a hurdles they have had to overcome after they have selected a career in engineering. They supposing profitable recommendation to a immature women deliberation a same veteran path.
Noting a significance of such an event, Dr Rashid al-Ammari, dean, College of Engineering during QU, said, “Like Shell, we are ardent about a veteran growth of a womanlike students and a empowerment of immature Qatari women. Events like this yield a students with a event to heighten their believe by enchanting with tip womanlike engineers who paint general heading organisations here in Qatar.”
Manojahri common her practice operative with Shell, and said, “The time we have spent during Pearl GTL has been an useful substructure for my career, giving me early bearing to a responsibilities of care and decision-making in a world’s largest gas-to-liquid plant. As a Qatari woman, we am intensely unapproachable to be contributing to Qatar’s appetite zone and to be an impulse to a destiny era of womanlike Qatari engineers”.
In 2013, QU and QSRTC sealed a chit of bargain that combined a countless collaborations, in that QSRTC sponsors and supports a educational programmes on offer during QU and shares a industrial and technical believe with QU expertise and students.
It also facilitates larger partnership by consultant lectures, internships, competitions, awards, and a recruitment of QU students.