Announcement: Northrop Grumman UK Joins Forces with the AFBE-UK to Widen Access to Engineering Careers

Northrop Grumman UK has joined forces with the Association For Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers (AFBE-UK), joining the organisation as its newest member.

AFBE-UK promotes higher achievements in education and engineering careers among people from Black and minority ethnicity backgrounds across the United Kingdom. The organisation promotes diversity through programmes and activities led by exceptional professionals in the Engineering industry, and designed to bring about meaningful change, sustainable growth and a lasting positive impact to the UK.

Since its launch in 2007 AFBE-UK’ outreach programmes have reached over 20,000 individuals form minoritized groups across the UK. The Association not only offers networking, mentoring, educational resources and opportunities but it also provides access to jobs across the country.

Nick Chaffey, Northrop Grumman CEO in the UK, Europe & Middle East said: “We are delighted to be joining forces with AFBE-UK to help increase diversity and inclusion across the engineering industry. Northrop Grumman engineers define possible every day, working on some of our customer’s most complex challenges.”

Nike Folayan, AFBE-UK’s Co-founder, said:

“AFBE-UK is delighted to welcome Northrop Grumman as a new member. We are incredibly pleased to welcome NGUK, we have already had some very progressive conversations and excited to work together on this partnership. AFBE-UK will work with NGUK to support recruitment and access into an exciting technology space.”