Women in Engineering Day

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  • Wollongong Campus
    McKinnon Building 67, room 107

New South Wales Senator Mehreen Farqui will provide the keynote address and will be joined by a panel of other inspirational and industry-leading women working at the forefront of the profession. 

Mehreen Faruqi sitting in office

Dr Mehreen Faruqi
Keynote Speaker

Dr Mehreen Faruqi is the Greens’ senator for New South Wales. She is a civil and environmental engineer and life-long activist for social and environmental justice. In 2013, she joined NSW State Parliament, becoming the first Muslim woman to sit in an Australian parliament. In 2018, Mehreen became Australia’s first Muslim senator. She has been a passionate advocate against racism and misogyny.