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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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Nury Ramirez-Cely

2012 R9 WIE Chair


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

Mark Twain


Facilitate the

recruitment and retention

of women in technical

disciplines globally.


A vibrant community of

IEEE women and men

collectively using their

diverse talents to innovate

for the benefit of humanity.


  • 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

IEEE WIE Magazine


WIE Newsletter

(monthly, electronic)

WIE Magazine Winner of 7 APEX Awards- 2008, 2010, and 2011

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

WIE Statistics


  • 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.


  • 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

  • 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 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 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

WIE Section Coordinators

Women in Engineering - Argentina

Thank You!

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