It is a moment of pride for us that Ms. Durdana Habib, Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Department at FAST-NU Islamabad Campus, has been nominated by the Anita Borg Institute to receive the Change Agent Award at the Grace Hopper Conference 2014 to be held in Phoenix, Arizona from October 8 to 10, 2014.
The Anita Borg Institute is a not-forprofit organization focused on advancing women in computing. Each year, the Grace Hoper Celebration ABIE Awards give the technology community the opportunity to honor female leaders in the categories of technical leadership, social impact, international change agent, innovative teaching practices, and faculty member emerging leadership.
Ms. Durdana Habib has motivated female engineering students to take up engineering careers. She participated as an active volunteer in Women in Technology, a Task Force of the Technology Resource Mobilization unit under the Ministry of Science & Technology. She has involved female faculty as well as professionals across public and private sector through the Women’s Forum, Interactive talks and WIE sessions at IEEE student congresses.