Zimbabwean-born engineer based in the United Kingdom has been honoured by the Women’s Engineering Society. Melissa Chigubu, in her second-year apprentice training with the Coventry-based Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre, has been named as one of the top 50 women in engineering in Britain.
Her nomination was announced at the Women’s Engineering Society centenary dinner at the Waldorf Hotel in London.The 19-year-old, who has been in the United Kingdom for seven years, received her award at a ceremony at the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Chigubu became the first female to complete the Foundation Gateway in the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre’s (AMTC) new Apprenticeship Engineering Standard programme following her arrival in the country in 2012.
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