The WFEO GREE Women in Engineering Award, was first announced during WFEO’s 50th Anniversary celebration at UNESCO headquarters in Paris in March 2018, with its sponsor GREE Electric Appliances. This is the first global Award to acknowledge and give visibility to outstanding women engineers, for their professional excellence and contribution to engineering for the good of people and planet.
The 2020 WFEO GREE Women in Engineering Award Winner is Elvira Fortunato from Portugal. She will be invited to attend the WES2021 Conference and WFEO General Assembly in San José, Costa Rica. The WFEO Awards Committee recognized with Highly Commended Entries, four more nominees, thus extending this important award on a multi-continental level. They will be invited to give a short speech at the awarding ceremony:
- Ms. Harriette Amissah-Arthur from Ghana.
- Ms. Magali Anderson from France.
- Ms. Rosalind Archer from New Zealand.
- Ms. Sabah Mashaly from Egypt.
The Awarding Ceremony will be held on 8 April 2021 as a webinar, streamed on the Youtube Channel of WFEO.