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Lucy Ikpesu

Board Member

Lucy Ikpesu-Ewhubare currently serves as an Assistant Investment Engineer at National Gas Transmission in the United Kingdom where she is responsible for supporting in managing critical gas network infrastructure projects, engaging with stakeholders on an assigned project portfolio, and ensuring project success and delivery using the ND500 (Gas Network Development) process. She holds a Master’s degree in Advanced Chemical Engineering with Energy at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, and a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering at Delta State University, Nigeria. Previously, Lucy worked at WAAW Foundation as Program Director, Program Manager and Science, Technology Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) Trainer where she managed and implemented high-quality programs which included STEM students & teacher training, coding bootcamp and developed project-based STEM curriculum and initiatives for secondary schools and teachers across Africa. She also managed the scholarship and mentorship programs for African college girls in over 25 African colleges. Lucy has over five years of international experience in the non-profit sector, program/project management, and implementing grassroots development programs. She has also managed several program portfolios with a focus on education and gender inclusion programs in over 13 African countries impacting students, teachers, and youths, especially girls. Lucy is passionate about advocating for girl’s education especially in STEM, sustainable energy development, and gender equality. She wants to see more young women like herself go into STEM discipline and be involved in technology innovation.