Ada Nwadigo

Civil, construction & environmental

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Ada is a Civil Engineer with a strong background in delivering diverse projects encompassing residential, utilities, and major infrastructure developments such as Thames tideway and High Speed 2 (HS2). She holds memberships with the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), the Association of Project Management (APM), and the Women's Engineering Society (WES). Her academic journey includes an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Brighton, followed by a postgraduate study in Infrastructure Engineering and Management.

Recognised as a highly commended finalist for the prestigious "Top 50 Women in Engineering 2023: Safety and Security," Ada has been honoured as one of the top 100 achievers for this nomination by WES. Her passion lies in the infrastructure sector of civil engineering, focusing on sustainable management strategies and designs to meet the present demands without compromising future generations. Continuously overcoming barriers, Ada's journey has ignited a strong desire to inspire and empower the next generation of engineers.

As an active STEM & QEPrize ambassador, Ada is dedicated to promoting diversity within the built environment and infrastructure sector. She has actively contributed to various STEM outreach projects, making a positive impact on over 650 individuals, including teachers, primary school, and sixth form students. Her contributions have been recognised in high-profile projects, such as the 'Building Future London' project supported by the Mayor of London, Primary Engineering project and the Wren 300 Dome building project, featured on BBC news. Her dedication to the engineering community led her to participate in a discussion at the Houses of Parliament to promote National Engineering day in 2022. Ada's commitment to inspiring future generations and her passion for sustainable engineering practices make her a true QEPrize Ambassador.

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