Mrs Sangeeta Wij
Mrs Sangeeta Wij is a renowned Civil and Structural Engineer from Delhi College of Engineering with M. Tech from IIT Delhi and has spent 36 years in the building design industry in Senior Management Roles. She is Managing Partner, SD Engineering Consultants, a 20 year old Detailed Engineering Consultancy firm in India. She has worked as DGM in RITES before starting her Engineering Consultancy firm SDEC in 1996. She has worked as Director (Technical) at a Multi National Firm, AECOM for a couple of years handling prestigious Tall Mixed Use developments. Her firm carrying out Engineering designs, Architecture and Project Management for a large no of Industrial, Residential, Commercial and Infrastructure Projects in India, her firm is behind more than 100 Metro stations and Hospitals structural /MEP designs across Indian cities.
Mrs Wij is a past Director at INWES, an International Network registered in Canada. She is President, Women in Science and Engineering (WISE India) and works for enhancement of opportunities for women engineers and scientists and encouraging more women to take up leadership roles through capacity building, networking and upskilling. She has been delivering lectures for Entrepreneurship, Professional work life balance and Disaster management etc.
She is Fellow and Vice President (North), Indian Association of Structural Engineers (IAStructE). She is a Fellow and Chartered Engineer, Indian Institution of Engineers, member of IBC and CEAI.
She is actively involved with a number of activities to create awareness about low percentage of Women in Sciences and Engineering, especially in top decision making positions and the need for supporting/ promoting their professional advancement and career growth.