Takwa Dawdi from RED Engineering joins TDME as a Speaker

We are very excited to announce that Takwa Dawdi, award-winning Senior Electrical Engineer from RED Engineering will be joining Touchdown Middle East 2023 as a Speaker! Takwa will feature on our panel Women in infrastructure: A GCC Review taking place on Day 1 of the conference, 21st November at 15:55.

This panel will look his panel will look at the current state of gender diversity in the GCC and the digital infrastructure workplace.

Takwa Dawdi is a highly dedicated Electrical Engineer with a strong passion for critical infrastructure design, digital engineering, and sustainability solutions. Her impressive career trajectory has seen her promoted to the role of Senior Electrical Engineer at RED Engineering, a mere three years after embarking on her career in the construction industry. Takwa has a track record of successful leadership and technical expertise across various MEP and Data Centre projects within the Middle East, Europe, and APAC regions. She brings with her a wealth of experience in electrical design and construction. Having won the title of “Young Engineer of the Year” at the ITP Media MEP Awards 2023, Takwa is an up-and-coming individual whose work, skill set, and personality point to a big future in the MEP sector.

Beyond her technical role, Takwa is particularly passionate about women in construction and outreach initiatives to address the gender gap in the industry. She is the DXB lead for the Women in RED (WiRED) initiative, under the umbrella of the IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility) committee formed to drive initiatives on diversity and inclusion at RED Engineering.

“There is no place for gender bias in an industry that could thrive on equality, this only emphasises the growing role of women in infrastructure. Particularly in the GCC, the focus needs to be shifted from simply increasing numbers to creating equal and meaningful opportunities that are accessible to all. Women are the architects of change, and in this region, we are breaking barriers and laying the foundation for future generations.”


Need to know:

Speaker:       Takwa Dawdi, Senior Electrical Engineer, RED Engineering

Session:       Panel – Women in infrastructure: A GCC Review

Time:            15:55-16:25 | Day 1 | 21st November

Track:           REGIONAL

Take a look at the full Touchdown Middle East 2023 Agenda.

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