IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE)
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 to a career in engineering.
Learn more on the IEEE WIE website.
WIE Global Activities
WIE sponsors opportunities for leadership training and networking via its annual International Leadership Conference, Regional Leadership Summits, Regional and IEEE Society sponsored events, and an on-line Chat Series.
Learn more about WIE Activities.
NPSS WIE Travel Grants
The NPSS sponsors Leadership Development Travel Grants to provide leading-edge professional development for women who are in mid-level to senior phases of their careers. Information on the Grants an be found on the NPSS Awards page.
NPSS Sponsored WIE Events
The NPSS sponsors events at our NPSS conferences to enhance networking in our technical communities, to provide opportunities for career mentoring, and to promote work/life balance.
Our 2017 WIE events included:
- 2017 Symposium on Fusion Engineering (SOFE) – Shanghai, China
- June 6 – Organized by Cinzia Da Via, Kathleen Lukazik, Jing Dong
- Lunch with speech by Jing Dong
- 2017 Advancements in Instrumentation Measurement Methods and their Applications (ANIMMA) – Liege, Belgium
- June 20 – Organized by Cinzia Da Via
- 2017 Nuclear and Space Radiation Effects Conference (NSREC) – New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
- July 19 – Organize by Heather Quinn
- 2017 Radiation and Its Effects on Components and Systems Conference (RADECS) – Geneva, Switzerland
- October 4 – Organized by Teresa Farris, Marta Bagatin, Cinzia Da Via
- What does it mean to be a female scientist in different countries and working environmenmts
- On the panel:
- Tatiana Barateva (Head of group, Branch of Institute of Space Device Engineering – United Rocket and Space Corporation, Deputy Director, LLC Galactic Flow – event planning company; Moscow, Russia)
- Melanie Berg (Sr. Consulting Subject Matter Expert, ASRC Federal Space and Defense Principal Investigator, NASA Goddard Radiation Effects and Analysis Group; Greenbelt, Maryland)
- Fernanda Lima Kastensmidt (Coordinator of Microelectronics Graduate Program Professor at Instituto de Informatica, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul; Porto Alegre – RS, Brazil
- Cristina Plettner (System Engineer Radiation/Team Leader On Orbit Avionics Subsystems
Airbus Defence and Space; Bremen, Germany)
- Maris Tali (Graduate student, University of Jyväskylä, CERN, European Space Agency)
- 2017 Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (NSS/MIC) – Atlanta, Georgia, United States
- October 26 – Organized by Cinzia Da Via, Keumsil Lee
- Lunch with speech by Madeleine Glick, MIT from the Photonics Society on: “Workforce development, training, retraining and opportunities for minorities and women”
A questionnaire on “The experience as a professional in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)” is available. Please spend a moment participating. The outcomes will be used to address open issues in STEM.