Mrs. Hajara Kabeer is a Petroleum and Gas Engineer by profession and a British Chevening Scholar at University College London. She is passionate about building capacity in energy, environmental sustainability and low carbon future.
Her aim is to become a Future Energy Leader and acquire skills in the use of energy and econometric models to access the long-term implications of energy and environmental policy decisions on different sectors of the economy. Additionally, she aspires to be a functional part of the paradigm shifting effort to addressing net zero challenges.
She is a Global STEM Advocate who’s passionate about helping to counter the narrative of Northern Nigerian females being the most educationally disenfranchised. Founded the Girl in STEM Initiative to encourage, inspire and coach young girls to pursue and develop interest in STEM careers.
Her advocacy on #GiveGirlsRoleModels, a movement aimed at normalizing female role models in STEM, earned her the first ever Girl-in-STEM leadership award in recognition for her outstanding work in STEM advocacy by SPE Nigeria.
More than anything, she is driven by an insatiable desire to encourage and inspire young girls and women to break through the ceiling of possibility and make a positive and lasting impact in the world of STEM, STEAM & STREAM.