Winnifred holds a Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng) degree from Nigeria and is presently engaged in the pursuit of her master’s degree in Civil Engineering at Colorado State University, USA. In her capacity as a graduate research assistant on an NSF funded project, she actively contributes to groundbreaking research in engineering education, with a focus on equity, ethics, diversity, inclusion, and their impact on early career engineers.

Winnifred’s research endeavors are dedicated to reshaping the landscape of engineering education, fostering an inclusive work environment that embraces diversity and advocates for ethical practices within the engineering profession. She currently holds the distinction of being a Fellow in the Colorado Water Center Water Fellows Program for the Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 Semesters.