PES-Day 2021 SB Chapter Update: Webinar on Empowering Woman in Engineering

On behalf of celebrating women’s day 2021, an informative webinar was organized with the collaboration of IEEE PES Student Branch Chapter and IEEE WIE Affinity Group of University of Moratuwa based on “Empower yourself as a Woman in Engineering”. IEEE PES student branch chapter has involved women in power in order to ensure the role of a woman in the power and energy industry. It will be a huge influence to make a diverse leadership by supporting career advancement, networking, and knowledge of women in the electric power and energy field.

The webinar was held on the 6th of March 2021 from 6.00 PM to 7.00 PM. It was conducted by Eng. Thilini Wasundara, a graduate from University of Moratuwa, Business Development Manager and Electrical Engineer at Minel Lanka Pvt. Ltd, Chairperson of IET YP Sri Lanka and the Treasurer of IEEE IAS Sri Lanka Section Chapter. It was a great honor to have her presence to share her valuable knowledge and experience with the younger generation.

It was emphasized that being a woman is not a barrier to empower yourself in Engineering. She has the potential to make a difference. Our main objective of this webinar was to give encouragement and motivation to all the enthusiastic women in Engineering. It was successfully concluded with an interactive Q & A session.

Sasindu Abhayawardhana
Chairman, IEEE PES Student Branch Chapter of University of Moratuwa