April 12, 2022
Enel Foundation (EF) is glad to announce its cooperation with Strathmore University in designing and supporting the new Engineering Program for the Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Leveraging on the success of the joint program Open Africa Power, the partners are working to keep turning ESG into action in the education realm by forging a new class of engineers ready to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals.
Carlo Papa, Managing Director of Enel Foundation, comments “We are honored to continue our journey with Strathmore University towards a sustainable future for All in the African Continent. In the words of UN SG, we are convinced every goals requires solutions rooted in science, technology and engineering led by a sense of what makes us human to properly serve the needs of each and every fellow human being”.
Professor Izael Pereira Da Silva, UNESCO Chair for Climate Change Mitigation and Sustainability, shares “In an environment of freedom and responsibility Strathmore University and Enel Foundation are committed to nurturing engineers who are guardians of the environment and are dedicated to leaving behind a world better than the one they found. Beyond the classroom experience, our graduates will profit from the so-called LIWA, (Linking Industry With Academia) thanks to the Enel Foundation's amazing global network of partners.
The synergy between the values of Strathmore University and the vision and generous support from Enel Foundation will build the capacity needed to provide Africa with the universal access to electricity and sustainable development.”
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