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

On Sunday, 27th August 2017, AFBE-UK London Chair Dr Nike Folayan participated in the BBC London Radio on the Dotun Adebayo show at 8pm.

On 2nd November 2017, 120 guests including politicians, engineers, STEM promoters and academic leaders joined together at the uniquely located IET Savoy Place to celebrate the tremendous work and achievements of AFBE-UK over the last 10 years in a Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony.

Organisations with a diverse range of employees are well placed to understand the needs of a wide range of customers.
AFBE UK has been shortlisted for an award from the National Diversity Awards. Congratulations to the team of dedicated individuals in this voluntary organisation.
AFBE-UK London collaborated with the Shell African Network in May to organise and host the second in a series of talks on real-world engineering challenges themed ‘Future of Oil & Gas: What’s Next?’

AFBE-UK Scotland received the Chairman’s Award at the Aberdeen Members Group of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) annual awards dinner which took place on Thursday, 17th March 2016 at the Norwood Hall Hotel.


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.
This report is a celebration of AFBE-UK’s achievements in a rather challenging year within the engineering industry for many. AFBE-UK Scotland celebrated its 5th year anniversary!
Industry leaders and policy makers discuss the low percentage of recruitment and retention of ethnic minorities in the UK.
A group of AFBE-UK female engineers joined over 100 women engineers from across the UK at the Houses of Parliament to highlight the importance of women in engineering.

AFBE-UK Chairperson on BBC London Radio

AFBE-UK Chairperson on BBC London Radio

Celebrating 10 years of Engineering Excellence

Celebrating 10 years of Engineering Excellence

Why AFBE-UK matters

Why AFBE-UK matters

AFBE UK shortlisted for National Diversity Awards.

AFBE UK shortlisted for National Diversity Awards.

A Recap on the Future of Oil and Gas

A Recap on the Future of Oil and Gas

AFBE-UK Scotland honoured at IChemE awards

AFBE-UK Scotland honoured at IChemE awards

Government's plan to boost careers of minority groups

Government's plan to boost careers of minority groups

AFBE-UK Report OUT

AFBE-UK Report OUT

AFBE-UK welcomes industry leaders and policy makers

AFBE-UK welcomes industry leaders and policy makers

AFBE-UK women engineers in parliament

AFBE-UK women engineers in parliament
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