Women in Engineering (WIE)

IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) is a global network that advances women in technology. The IEEE WIE has dedicated its effort to promoting women engineers and scientists and inspiring girls worldwide to follow their academic interests to a career in engineering. The mission of IEEE WIE is to facilitate the recruitment and retention of women in technical disciplines globally. IEEE WIE envisions a vibrant community of IEEE women and men collectively using their diverse talents to innovate for the benefit of humanity.

IEEE WIE Strives To:

  • Provide assistance with the formation of new IEEE WIE Affinity Groups and support ongoing activities.
  • Recognize the outstanding achievements of women in electrical and electronics engineering through IEEE Awards nominations.
  • Organize workshops at major technical conferences to enhance networking and to promote membership in IEEE WIE.
  • Advocate women in leadership roles in IEEE governance and career advancement for women in the profession.
  • Promote member grade advancement for women to the IEEE membership grades of Senior Member and Fellow.
  • Facilitate the development of programs and activities that promote the entry into, and retention of, women in engineering programs.
  • Administer the IEEE Student-Teacher and Research Engineer/Scientist (STAR) Program to mentor young women in junior high and high schools.

IEEE EMC Society have taken WIE Pledge.

What Is the WIE Pledge?

“IEEE WIE pledges to work towards gender-diversified panels at all IEEE meetings, conferences, and events, including our own.”

Upcoming Events

Recent Events

“Women in EMC” during the EMC Europe 2023 Conference.

WHEN:  Wednesday, September 6, 2023

WHERE: Congress Centre of the Qubus Hotel in Kraków, Poland

The EMC Europe WIE event “Women in EMC” focused on the features of a woman’s career in science and engineering and their differences in various countries.

Women in Engineering Event during 2023 EMC & SIPI Symposium in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

WHEN:  Wednesday, August 2nd, 2023

DETAILS: See IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Magazine, Volume 12, Quarter 3

Past Events

Women in Engineering Event during 2022 EMC & SIPI Symposium in Spokane, Washington, USA

WHEN:  Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022

DETAILS: See IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Magazine, Volume 11, Quarter 3

Past Webinars