About IEEE WIE ILS
IEEE WIE International Leadership Summits were launched as a part of IEEE WIE’s portfolio of global initiatives that focus on Inspiration, Leadership, Empowerment and Entrepreneurship mid to senior women in technology. Summit provide opportunities for networking, mentorship, and collaboration.
About IEEE WIE
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. The mission of IEEE WIE is to facilitate the recruitment and retention of women in technical disciplines globally.
Mission & Vision
Our goal is to facilitate the recruitment and retention of women in technical disciplines globally. We envision 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 receptions 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 IEEE member grade advancement for women to the 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 and high schools
IEEE WIE Membership
IEEE WIE is one of the world’s leaders in changing the face of engineering. Our network connects over 24,000 members in over 100 countries to professional women around the world. IEEE WIE membership gives you access to a global network that advances professional women in technology at all points in their life and career. IEEE WIE members make lifelong friendships, acquire influential mentors and make a difference for the benefit of humanity.