Global STI leaders convene at the COVID-19 conjuncture

DA-BAFE Asst. Dir. Engr. Juana Tapel, PhD, a Research Fellow at the University of Minnesota, represented the Science and Technology Major Group of the World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) in the thematic session on “Science, technology and innovation at the COVID-19 conjuncture” of the seventh annual Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs organized by the United Nations. Dr. Tapel said that “it is a privilege to present this intervention” as the past chairperson of Women Engineers Network of the Philippine Technological Council, a member of the World Federation of Engineering Organizations, the only global platform for engineering and shared practices representing 100 nations and some 30 million engineers.