International Women's Day Breakfast Darwin

When: March 4 2020

Where: Darwin, Australia


This networking breakfast is a celebration of the diversity in the engineering industry, a reflection on past achievements and an inspiration for the future.

Coinciding with the official International Day of the Engineer, the morning’s proceedings will also feature a keynote presentation from BHP’s Engineering Manager, the youngest Engineering Executive and second-youngest Fellow in Engineers Australia’s history, Lydia Gentle OAM FIEAust CPEng EngExec NER APEC Engineer IntPE(Aus).

Keynote Speaker - Lydia Gentle | Engineering Manager, BHP

Lydia is a highly skilled and experienced Chartered Professional Engineer, characterised by a career that spans the engineering consultancy, construction and mining industries across multiple continents. Lydia is currently the Engineering Manager at BHP where she utilises her significant experience in project leadership to adopt innovative and collaborative approaches to engineering design and project delivery. Lydia enjoys promoting and advancing programs and policies that build and support the creation of stable and innovative engineering practices.

Recently awarded the Order of Australia Medal for her contribution to Engineering, Lydia also holds a Master of Engineering Science, a Bachelor of Civil Engineering and is an Engineering Executive and Fellow of Engineers Australia. Lydia is co-chair of the National Civil College Board and a member of the Infrastructure Advisory Committee and Professional Standards Committee for Engineers Australia.

This event is supported by Territory Generation.

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