Sawsan Abdul-Majid, PhD, P.Eng, SMIEEE

ANCWT introduction session

Sawsan is ANCWT president, part-time professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Ottawa.
Dr. Abdul- Majid, established the ANCWT program during 2016, and lead a successful pilot project by then.

Her goal is to help newcomers’ women (immigrants & refugees) who have gained their educations in Engineering, IT, and computer science from abroad, and landed in Ottawa, to find their dream jobs in Canada, to merge with the Ottawa community, by offering their expertise to the Canadian community.

Sawsan has a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Varna University Bulgaria in the field of Optical communication, is an accomplished academic/researcher. For over 20+ have joint many Faculty of Engineering departments internationally. She has been with the University of Ottawa as Researcher/ project manager/ Part-time professor for the last 10 years.

Sawsan is licensed as Professional Engineer of Ontario, Director at Ottawa PEO, Chair oGLP .She is also a Senior Member IEEE and an IEEE Canada Humanitarian Initiative Committee (HIC) member, acting as IEEE Canada HIC Student Activities Chair, as well as technical committee co-chair.

Sawsan is a distinguished Engineering Professor who has made choices for a better life. A woman who makes it happens, especially in the field of Science, Technology and Engineering, a true inspiration to women and girls everywhere.