- Dr. Durdana Habib
Dr. Durdana Habib
Dr. Durdana Habib emerged as the winner of the Grace Hopper Celebration ABIE Award 2014. The award was given by the Anita Borg Institute (ABI) focusing on advancing women in computing. The ABIE Awards highlight the inspiring stories and extraordinary contributions of women in technology at the largest gathering of technical women in the world. Durdana Habib, senior faculty member at the School of Electrical Engineering, National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan 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, Pakistan. 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. She is currently the Chair of the WIE Affinity Group, IEEE, Islamabad Section. She is among the Board Directors of the International Network of Women Engineers & Scientists (INWES) and an active member of the Asia Pacific Nations Network (APNN).