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Apply now for the 8th Annual SAWomEng Conference!

iSaturday, Mar 2nd, 2013 comments by solty

Applications are finally open for the 8th Annual SAWomEng Conference! If you are in 3rd year (or above) studying engineering in a South African tertiary institution, then this is the perfect opportunity for you to engage with professionals from industry, network with other top female engineering students and discuss how technical knowledge can tackle social issues in South Africa.

What is conference about?

This year’s conference is about ‘Empowerment and Fostering Innovation.’ Independent from this exciting theme is an exciting technical project which you and other conference delegates will work on. So get set  to exercise your skills in a social context, participate in talks and presentations and network with people from around the country! If you are ambitious about your career path and are passionate about contributing to development in South Africa, then make space on your calendar as this year’s conference will be held between 30 June -5 July 2013.

How to be a part of conference?

First complete the quick and easy SAWomEng registration form at

Once you are logged in, you can navigate to the SAWomEng Conference section of the website. Thereafter, under ‘Conferences’ you should see the link titled “Applications Open for the ‘8th Annual SAWomEng Conference”

There are no technical challenges to be completed online. Just the online application form!

Please note: Successful applicants will be notified and are subjected to a once-off fee of R250. These applicants will be catered for in terms of meals, accommodation (during conference) and flights to and from Cape Town if residing elsewhere in South Africa.Application Deadline : 27 April 2013!! (Has been extended)

2012 Participant Maureen Ramaube: “The 7th annual SAWomEng’s conference has changed my life and will definitely recommend it to any engineering students to be part of this great excellent community of strong women.”

2012 Participant Lauren Stewart: “The 7th annual SAWomEng's conference was a life changing experience. Not only did we gain knowledge that went far beyond the textbook, we were surrounded by such talented fellow delegates, which was such an inspiration”

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