Roma Agrawal

Roma Agrawal female shard structural engineer speaker at Great British Speakers

Roma is a structural engineer who spent 6 years working on The Shard. She was described by the Telegraphs as "the new voice of women talking about science and engineering and making it cool"

She is a multi-award winner and she has appeared as an expert in documentaries including,  The Tallest Tower, Britain Beneath your Feet and The Missing Evidence. Roma regularly appears on BBC’s  The One Show and has contributed specialised pieces to a number of newspapers and magazine.

As a live speaker, Roma has hosted two TEDx talks about engineering and was chosen as M&S’s ‘Leading Lady’ for their 2014 advertising campaign.

Roma is passionate about trying to encourage young people into pursuing careers in science, technology and engineering and is an advocate for promoting women’s roles in the industry.

Her book, Building Storeys (2017, Bloomsbury) showcases the amazing people and challenges which have been solved through history to create our modern world.

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