Structural engineers have an important role to play in humanitarian responses to disasters and international development. Find out more about working in this challenging but important sector.

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To celebrate International Women's Day 2024, we share career profiles of women working in Humanitarian and International Development, as well as articles and thought leadership from this month’s The Structural Engineer magazine by leading women structural engineers.

Career Profiles
<h4>Career profile: Miriam Graham</h4>

Career profile: Miriam Graham

Miriam Graham from the Humanitarian and International Development Panel explores her motivations and experiences in the sector.

Date – 7 March 2024
Shalini Jagnarine-Azan

Career profile: Shalini Jagnarine-Azan

Shalini talks about her experiences in the humanitarian and international development sector.

<h4>Emily Halliwell, Senior Structural Engineer at the Concrete Centre<h4>

Emily Halliwell, Senior Structural Engineer at the Concrete Centre

takes a look at IStructE resources on 'building clever' to reduce embodied carbon emissions.

<h4>Kim Rochard from Historic England<h4>

Kim Rochard from Historic England

discusses conservation engineering and the value of accreditation.

Turkey earthquake 2023 EEFIT mission

The EEFIT team present their findings

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<h4>Humanitarian and International Development FAQ<H4>

Humanitarian and International Development FAQ

The HID panel answer some common questions about working in the sector

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Discover some of the key roles structural engineers have in disaster response

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