Presentation on theme: "Women in Engineering Inspire, Engage, Encourage and Empower IEEE Women Worldwide. Dr. Karen Panetta WIE Committee Chair IEEE Fellow November 15, 2008."— Presentation transcript:
Women in Engineering Inspire, Engage, Encourage and Empower IEEE Women Worldwide. Dr. Karen Panetta WIE Committee Chair IEEE Fellow November 15, 2008
WIE is a committee of the IEEE Board of Directors WIE Committee 10 Voting Members Liaisons ExCom Coordinator IEEE-USA Board Publication Services and Products Board Standards Association Awards Board WIE Regional Coordinators Regions 1 - 10 WIE Society Liaisons * If WIE was compared to an IEEE Society, WIE would be the 5 th largest society
Growth of WIE Affinity Groups Total Number of Affinity Groups by Region Region 110 Region 110 Region 25 Region 25 Region 38 Region 38 Region 45 Region 45 Region 56 Region 56 Region 63 Region 63 Region 715 Region 715 Region 848 Region 848 Region 947 Region 947 Region 1068 Region 1068 Currently there are WIE 215 + 4 pending Affinity Groups
WIE Highlights Communication Communication –IEEE WIE Newsletter. –IEEE WIE Magazine. –IEEE WIE Website. –Conferences, Forums and Events. –Affinity group support. Outreach: Encouraging girls to pursue STEM as a career choice Outreach: Encouraging girls to pursue STEM as a career choice –STAR Program. –Scholarships. –E-Week/Global Marathon/Introduce a Girl to Engineering. –IEEE TV. –IEEE WIE/EAB Real World Engineering Projects.
WIE Events l National Academy of Engineering, Diversity Workshop l National Academy of Engineering and the National Science Foundation Engineering Education Dissemination project. l Society of Women Engineers l Computing Research Association l WEPAN (collaborative proposal written and submitted to the NSF) l BAEs FIRST Robotics program l Science Club for Girls l Girls Inc. l The Women at Work Museum opening exhibit for the IEEE Foundation funded traveling engineering exhibit. l Dr. Martin Luther King Science and Technology School in New Orleans l Edgar P. Harney School in New Orleans l Dubai Cable Company l Dubai Aluminum Company l United Arab Emirates University l Sarjah University, Dubai l Region 10 WIE/GOLD Congress in India l Silicon Oasis Authority, Dubai l American Society of Mechanical Engineers l American Society of Civil Engineers l Massachusetts Clean Cities l 33rd Photovoltaic Specialists Conference l Mathworks l Solidworks l IEEE RF ID Conference l IEEE PELS Conference (June 2008) l IEEE PES conference (July 2008) l IEEE North Atlantic Test Workshop l IEEE Homeland Security Conference l European Microwave Week, Amsterdam (October 2008) l IEEE Region 8 Student Branch and GOLD Congress (August 2008) l Chinese Women's Association of Science and Technology (October 2008) l Engineers without Borders l National Girls Collaborative Project
WIE Next Steps l Magazine l Secure more advertisers for the magazine. l Future issues of the WIE Magazine will be shipped with Spectrum. l Available for sale to the general public. l Facelift for the WIE website. l Worldwide WIE Conference.