AFBE-UK promotes higher achievements in education and engineering particularly among people from black and minority ethnicity (BME) backgrounds. Our mission is to increase the number of BME Engineers who succeed professionally and support young people to explore a career in engineering.

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AFBE-UK highlights

One of the world's leading engineering professional services firms has become an organisational member of AFBE-UK.
The 2018 Report and Newsletter is now out. This newsletter celebrates 7 years of AFBE-UK Scotland and many of the articles have come mainly from the excellent newsletter at the Gala Dinner and Awards ceremony held in November 2018. We also announce our AFBE-UK Member of the Year on Page 25.

On Friday 24th May, one of our flagship programmes; Transition was for the first time exhibited as a show case of bright ideas from individuals making positive impacts in the community

Dr Ollie Folayan writes for the OGV Energy, a leading engagement platform for the energy sector, focused on delivering industry news, events, digital media and recruitment solutions.
In August, we held our first Chess Club event, and it was a great success! Chess Club is all about strategically thinking about your next career move, and the event was open to anyone interested in taking the next step in their career.
Organisations with a diverse range of employees are well placed to understand the needs of a wide range of customers.

In 2016, AFBE-UK was invited to attend a round table on the Review into black and minority ethnic talent progression in the UK at the Houses of Parliament.
Members of AFBE-UK across the UK were to visit 10 Downing Street on 26th October 2018 for a meeting with Nero Ughwujabo, the Special Adviser to the Prime Minister on social justice, young people and opportunities.
Industry leaders and policy makers discuss the low percentage of recruitment and retention of ethnic minorities in the UK.

Top UK engineering company joins AFBE-UK

Top UK engineering company joins AFBE-UK

AFBE-UK 2018 Annual Report now OUT!

AFBE-UK 2018 Annual Report now OUT!

The Innovation Showcase

The Innovation Showcase

The least important thing

The least important thing

AFBE-UK launches Chess Club

AFBE-UK launches Chess Club

Why AFBE-UK matters

Why AFBE-UK matters

Government's plan to boost careers of minority groups

Government's plan to boost careers of minority groups

AFBE-UK @10 Downing Street

AFBE-UK @10 Downing Street

AFBE-UK welcomes industry leaders and policy makers

AFBE-UK welcomes industry leaders and policy makers

Upcoming events

End of Year Reception 2019
December 20, 2019
Networking
London
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