Spanish Queen Letizia attended a meeting of the Strategic Council of the Project “Women and Engineering” at the Headquarters of the Royal Academy of Engineering in Madrid. The Council works with an objective to recognize, activate and take advantage of the female talent of Spanish society.
The Council is an advisory body to the Women and Engineering project of the Royal Academy of Engineering, an inclusive project that is committed to diversity and that underlines the need to promote programs that promote technical education and professions among girls and adolescents, as well as empower and support the engineers and entrepreneurs in technology, whose contribution is definitive to respond to the needs and new social challenges.
The meeting began with a presentation of the project “Women and Engineering” in which they discussed, among others, The next points:
- Strategic objectives of the Strategic Council and the role of the counsellors, led by Elena Salgado, president of the “Women and Engineering” Strategic Council.
- Organizational chart, objectives and activities dedicated to the promotion and empowerment of female technological talent, by Mrs Nuria Oliver, academic director of “Women and Engineering”.
- Areas of action and presentation of the schedule of activities for 2021, by Ms Sara Gómez, director of the “Women and Engineering” project.
The Council affirms that the training of talent with technical skills and qualification is key, which requires an educational model to reverse the situation. It emphasizes that the creation of a great alliance that leads a paradigm shift in education is urgent because only through a change will it be possible to respond to the challenges posed by emerging technologies. It is not about acquiring technical skills and knowledge to use different technologies, but about knowing how they work and designing them.
The council, chaired by Elena Salgado, former minister and former vice president of the Government and executive president of the Spanish Association of Consulting Companies, is made up of leading names in research, science, engineering and technology. Queen Letizia showed her support for the Women and Engineering project and met with a representation of the RAI in 2018 too.
For the day, keeping her style minimal, Queen Letizia of Spain was wearing her Hugo Boss glen check print suit that she debuted in January 2020.
The suit consists of Jalorra Blazer and matching trouser.
Underneath the suit, Letizia was wearing a light brown top that she debuted in April 2020.
Upon arrival, Letizia was wearing her Felipe Varela beige long wool coat.
Queen paired the outfit with her black Hugo Boss Hazelle Ankle leather Boots that feature a round toe with a stacked heel and golden inset on the inside of the heel.
Her Gold bamboo earrings and
Karen Hallam ring was completing the look.