PES WiP Update: IEEE PES Women in Power Summit in R10 at 6th IEEE WIECON-ECE

On December 27, 2020, IEEE PES Women in Power (WiP) Region 10, in collaboration with WIE AG Bangladesh Section, IEEE Bangladesh Section, IEEE Bhubaneswar Subsection, IEEE WIE AG Bhubaneswar SubSection, organized a virtual IEEE PES Women in Power Summit in R10. WePower, a world bank initiative, was the partner of the summit. The summit was co-located at 6th IEEE WIECON-ECE and attracted many authors of IEEE WIECON-ECE 2020 to know about IEEE PES Women in Power.

The summit was inaugurated by Dr. Celia Shanaz, PES WiP R10 Representative, Chair, IEEE Bangladesh Section and General Chair, 6th IEEE WIECON-ECE 2020. She motivated the audience to come forward in presenting PES-related projects that they are conducting as part of their thesis. The summit was glorified by the presence of Dr. Ruomei Li, Chair, IEEE PES WiP. She talked about the realization of life value by female Professionals.

The summit witnessed around 38 participants and mentors from India, Bangladesh, Australia, China, and Indonesia in the ZOOM Meeting. Notable contributors were Dr. Renu Sharma and Dr. Sujata Chakroborty, and some experienced industry experts who mentored the project presenters so that their works can be transformed into products and they can be deployed to PES industries.  The presenters also learned the industry needs and skills. The session was moderated by Nafisa Tasnim, WiP representative from Bangladesh.

Dr. Celia Shanaz
PES WiP R10 Representative