Folake Akintayo
Dr. Folake O Akintayo
Lecturer, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, NIGERIA
Ibadan, (No State Selected), Nigeria
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  • Adedoyin, Abuja, Nigeria asked Folake Akintayo, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, NIGERIA

    Added Friday, October 7, 2016 at 9:10 AM

    I'm a graduate of Electrical and Electronics Engineering currently based in Nigeria. I have found that it is very difficult to follow this path and practice as an Engineer in Nigeria without people trying to make you digress into Information Technology. On this note, please what advise would you give to help me build myself in the Electronics career path which I'm really passionate about? I look forward to hearing from you soon. Thank you.
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  • Vinoth, India

    Added Friday, November 2, 2012 at 11:35 AM

    Hi i've completed Bachelor Degree-Civil in India, and now am currently working as a Site engineer in UAE.. my question is Design, estimating or site engineer in which path I can get quick increment & posting? I have knowledge for this three divisions also But i have some commutation problem. But can you suggest any one division and tell me how can i develop my skills in that line. Thanks & Regards, Vinoth
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    Folake Akintayo, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, NIGERIA
    Answered Friday, November 2, 2012 at 11:35 AM

    Dear Vinoth,
    A site engineer gets quicker increment and posting than a design engineer and an estimator. This is because design works and estimating are components of her duties. A  site engineer must however be dynamic and highly mobile. Due ...

  • Elizabeth , Nigeria

    Added Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 10:10 AM

    Hi, I am a junior mechanical engineer in a power plant with only three months experience on the job. I want to know why there is so much discrimination on the job. Why do men make me feel as if i can't do the job? It’s really frustrating. At times i wonder if i chose the right discipline. What can I do? I cannot handle this discrimination alone.
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    Folake Akintayo, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, NIGERIA
    Answered Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 10:10 AM

    Workplace discrimination against women is not new in engineering organisations. Many men including women still believe that engineering is a man's job. Have confidence in yourself and be diligent at work. Strive for perfection in your assignments, be ...

  • Megan , Ireland

    Added Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 10:04 AM

    Can dyslexia stop you from becoming an engineer. I have a mild case of it but I am very good at maths, physics and technology and design. By the way I am 16 and absolutly positive about becoming and engineer hopefully areo-space. Can you please help?
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    Folake Akintayo, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, NIGERIA
    Answered Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 10:04 AM

    Workplace discrimination against women is not new in engineering organisations. Many men including women still believe that engineering is a man's job. Have confidence in yourself and be diligent at work. Strive for perfection in your assignments, be ...

  • Jahbabe, Jamaica asked Folake Akintayo, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, NIGERIA

    Added Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 8:07 AM

    Women in engineering are actively involved in their communities, raising families and enjoying all kinds of sports and hobbies. How do women in engineering deal with all these activities and still succeed in their jobs? I mean how do you hard working ladies do it? I need to know.
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