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WOMEN IN ENGINEERING (WIE) IN R9. Nury Ramirez-Cely 2012 R9 WIE Chair. WHY IEEE and WHY WIE. Really great people make you feel that you, too, can become great. Mark Twain. WIE MISSION. Facilitate the recruitment and retention of women in technical disciplines globally. WIE VISION.

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Women in engineering wie in r9

WOMEN IN ENGINEERING (WIE)IN R9

Nury Ramirez-Cely

2012 R9 WIE Chair


Why ieee and why wie
WHY IEEE and WHY WIE

Really great people make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain


Wie mission
WIE MISSION

Facilitate the

recruitment and retention

of women in technical

disciplines globally.


Wie vision
WIE VISION

A vibrant community of

IEEE women and men

collectively using their

diverse talents to innovate

for the benefit of humanity.


Wie goals
WIE GOALS

  • Promote the value of education among children and pre-university students.

  • Inspire and nurture dynamic women engineers so as to sustain their careers in engineering and research

  • Facilitate technical specialization through collaborations with technical societies

  • Motivate young Engineers and help them to work towards social change


Wie tangibles www ieee org women
WIE TANGIBLES www.ieee.org/women

IEEE WIE Magazine

(bi-annual/print)

WIE Newsletter

(monthly, electronic)



Wie highlights
WIE Highlights

  • Communication

    • IEEE WIE Newsletter.

    • IEEE WIE Magazine.

    • IEEE WIE Website.

    • Facebook page.

    • Conferences, Forums and Events.

    • Affinity groups

  • Encouraging girls to pursue STEM as a career choice

    • STAR Program.

    • Scholarships.

    • E-Week/Global Marathon/Introduce a Girl to Engineering.

    • IEEE WIE/EAB Real World Engineering Projects.

    • TryEngineereing.org



Challenges
CHALLENGES

  • Create more awareness of WIE

  • Retain volunteer support

  • Retain students as higher grade members

  • Limited budget

  • Need to identify leaders and train them

  • Identifying the needs of the local society based on the country and its culture.


Opportunities
OPPORTUNITIES

  • Networking with peers and role models

  • Membership elevation

  • Attending congresses and conferences

  • Enhancement in skills through attending workshops.

  • Need-based service to improve the conditions of the society


Action plan
Action Plan

  • Publish and market WIE information in R9 Web site

  • Present WIE mission and membership benefits to women at workplace

  • Engage with other groups of women dedicated to promote women advancement

    • Look for a joint event or activities that can be supported by WIE


Action plan1
Action Plan

  • Create and promote events and programs to attract professionals and students to join.

    • Workshops

    • Publish articles/notes in NoticIEEEro and WIE Newsletter

    • WIE Poster Initiative

    • STAR and IBIS Program

  • Organize R9 WIE Meetingsinside Regional Meeting


Action plan2
Action Plan

  • Participate in contestsforthe:

    • R9 WIE Affinity Group of the year

    • R9 Most Inspiring Engineering of the year

  • Network with GOLD Affinity Group

    • Work together to promote engineering among schools and universities

  • Have WIE Sections and AG Coordinators motivated and informed about world wide initiatives for WIE





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