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Ambassador, Roma Agrawal: Most Influential Woman In Engineering

Your Life ambassador and structural engineer, Roma Agrawal has been named as one of the top 50 most influential women in Engineering, related to one of her greatest achievements in helping to build The Shard. The inaugural list of the top 50 Women in Engineering was published in the Daily Telegraph for the first time on 23 June 2016 to coincide with National Women in Engineering Day. The list, compiled by the Telegraph in collaboration with the Women’s Engineering Society features the UK’s top influential female engineers chosen from almost 900 nominations.

It capped a great week for Your Life’s ambassador as she also has a building in Birmingham named after her – The Agrawal Building. Britain’s rising engineering star explained: “I was excited and humbled to be named as one of the Top 50 Most Influential Women.” After leaving Mumbai, Agrawal proved that focus and holding a strong passion is all you need to pursue your desired career. Agrawal has also filmed two short documentaries for BBC’s The One Show, which have entertained viewers across the UK, One on wind and another on glass.  

Moreover, she is currently working on her new book Building Storeys, which will be published in a year’s time.