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IDBE alumna, Dr Phebe Mann is named one of the Top 50 Women in Engineering 2018

last modified Jul 06, 2018 04:13 PM
6 July 2018 – Eur Ing Dr Phebe Mann, who studied CISL’s Master’s in Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment (IDBE), has been selected as one of the Winners of Top 50 Women in Engineering Award 2018 (WE50). This award recognises Phebe’s outstanding contribution as an engineer, innovative teacher and role model for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Phebe MannPhebe graduated with the first IDBE cohort in 1996 and also has a Master’s degree in Bridge Engineering from Surrey University and completed a Master in Construction Management from Loughborough.

Phebe chairs Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Knowledge Lectures at One Great George Street, to stimulate communication and discussion of built environment professionals and general public on current civil engineering issues and international connection.

Phebe is the first and only woman to hold six professional qualifications concurrently in the UK: Chartered Civil Engineer CEng MICE, Chartered Surveyor FRICS, Chartered Construction Manager MCIOB, European Engineer Eur Ing, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators FCIArb, Fellow of the Royal Society of Art FRSA, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy FHEA, the first female chair of the Chartered Institute of Building in Leicester. Phebe inspires others to provide leadership and innovation in diversity.

Phebe is a STEM Ambassador, Talent2030 Hero, Queen’s Young Leader’s mentor supporting women from commonwealth countries; she works tirelessly to encourage girls to pursue engineering careers.

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