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About IEEE WIE-NOVA
We are excited to be part of the three WIE groups associated with the South Area. The other two are WIE-Washington and WIE-Baltimore.
IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to promoting women engineers and scientists and inspiring girls around the world to follow their academic interests to a career in engineering.
The mission of IEEE WIE is to facilitate the global recruitment and retention of women in technical disciplines. IEEE WIE envisions a vibrant community of IEEE women and men collectively using their diverse talents to innovate for the benefit of humanity
Additional information can be found here.
Among other benefits, membership in IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) includes access to the IEEE WIE electronic membership directory, a monthly electronic newsletter, and the award-winning Women in Engineering Magazine.
To join WIE, please access info here.