IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) is one of the largest international professional organizations dedicated to promoting women engineers and scientists, and inspiring girls around the world to follow their academic interests in a career in engineering.
IEEE WIE is led by a diverse body of elected and appointed volunteer members. The governance structure includes boards for operational areas, as well as bodies representing members in the 45 Societies and technical Councils and ten worldwide geographic regions. The IEEE WIE Committee (WIEC) is responsible for facilitating the development of programs and activities that…
- Promote entry and retention of women in engineering programs
- Enhance career advancement for women in the profession
- Promote IEEE membership and retention of IEEE women members
IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) provides members with the opportunity to network at a local level through IEEE WIE affinity groups. Opportunities include coordinating events, mentoring, or serving as an officer. Currently, there are over 700 IEEE WIE Affinity Groups worldwide that organize and host diverse activities including guest speakers, workshops, and/or seminars.