About IEEE

IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization that inspires the global technological community to strive for a better future through ideation and innovation. More than 420,000 from 160 countries hold only one belief- Advancing Humanity through Technology. IEEE has been involved in the continual development of sectors like Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, and other similar disciplines, as it has developed standards for these sectors. To know more about IEEE visit https://www.ieee.org

About IEEE Madras Section

The IEEE Madras Section, established in 1978, serves the state of Tamil Nadu and the union territory of Puducherry, becoming a key regional hub within the IEEE community in India. As an association of technical professionals in Tamil Nadu, the section consists of volunteers dedicated to enhancing technology in engineering disciplines through conferences, events, and technical activities. Over the years, it has expanded its reach and activities, fostering technological innovation and professional development among its members.

The section organizes numerous international and national conferences, workshops, technical seminars, and professional development programs, while also engaging students through its numerous student branches. 

Through various awards and recognitions, the section highlights the contributions of its members, reinforcing its commitment to excellence in the fields of electrical, electronics, and computer engineering.

To know more about IEEE Madras section visit https://ieeemadras.org/

About IEEE WIE Madras Section

IEEE Women in Engineering Madras Section (IEEE WIE MAS) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to promoting women engineers and scientists.

IEEE WIE MAS AG’s objective is to support the recruitment and retention of women in technical disciplines on a global scale. We envision a dynamic community where both IEEE women and men harness their diverse talents to drive innovation for the benefit of humanity.

IEEE WIE MAS strives to assist in the establishment of new IEEE WIE Student Branch Affinity Groups and provide ongoing support for their activities, acknowledge and celebrate the outstanding achievements of women in IEEE WIE MAS International Women’s day celebration, coordinate workshops at major technical conferences to foster networking and encourage membership in IEEE WIE, advocate for women in leadership roles within IEEE governance and promote career advancement opportunities for women in the profession, champion the advancement of women to higher IEEE membership grades, including Senior Member and Fellow, spearhead the development of programs and activities aimed at promoting the entry into and retention of women in engineering programs.

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About IEEE WIE International Leadership Summit

IEEE WIE International Leadership Summit (ILS) is an annual program under the IEEE Women in Engineering, one of the largest communities that strives towards overcoming the problem of under representation of women in the fields of science, engineering and technology.

IEEE WIE ILS was started back in 2015 in Chennai with the theme ‘Beyond Yourself – Leveraging your Strengths and Breaking Barriers’. The summit gained attention of the global community and saw more than 200 participants in attendance. Since then, IEEE WIE ILS established itself as a platform for women to realize their true potential and excel in their fields of choice. Since 2015, numerous such summits have been organized every year across the globe.

IEEE WIE ILS is renowned for its extensive networking and collaborative opportunities, as well as mentorship to women who wish to further their education or take up a new career path. IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Summits (WIE ILS) provide regional opportunities to foster networking, mentorship, and collaboration. With the leadership and creativity of volunteers, WIE will continue the WIE ILS program in 2020 as part of the portfolio of global initiatives that focus on Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, and Emerging/Future Technology.

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About Chennai

Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu, is a bustling metropolis on the Coromandel Coast of India. With a rich history dating back over 2,000 years, it was a key British colonial hub. Today, Chennai is a major economic center, often called the “Detroit of India” due to its vast automotive industry, and it also excels in IT, healthcare, and education, housing prestigious institutions like IIT Madras. The city’s vibrant culture is showcased in its classical music, dance, and festivals like Pongal. Culinary delights include traditional Tamil dishes and famous filter coffee. Key attractions include Marina Beach, Kapaleeshwarar Temple, and Fort St. George. Well-connected by air, road, and rail, Chennai seamlessly blends tradition with modernity, making it a dynamic and diverse city.

Chennai’s vibrant arts scene is a testament to its rich cultural heritage. The city hosts the annual Chennai Music Season, a grand festival of Carnatic music that draws performers and enthusiasts from around the globe. Its theaters and art galleries, such as the Madras Music Academy and the Government Museum, play a pivotal role in promoting classical arts and contemporary creations. Additionally, Chennai’s burgeoning film industry, often referred to as Kollywood, produces a significant number of Tamil films each year, contributing to its reputation as a cultural powerhouse. This dynamic blend of traditional and modern arts cements Chennai’s status as a key cultural hub in India.

About Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu, located in the southern part of India, is renowned for its rich cultural heritage and historical significance. The state is home to some of the oldest civilizations in the world and boasts a legacy of classical arts, literature, and architecture. The ancient Dravidian temples, such as the Meenakshi Temple in Madurai and the Brihadeeswarar Temple in Thanjavur, are architectural marvels that attract tourists from around the globe. Tamil Nadu is also the birthplace of Bharatanatyam, one of the oldest classical dance forms in India, and Tamil, one of the world’s oldest languages, is still widely spoken and celebrated for its classical and modern literary works.

Economically, Tamil Nadu is one of India’s most developed states, with a robust industrial base spanning automotive, textiles, IT, and electronics. The state capital, Chennai, is a major hub for the automotive industry and is often referred to as the “Detroit of India.” Additionally, cities like Coimbatore and Tiruppur are well-known for their textile and garment industries. Tamil Nadu also excels in education and healthcare, with numerous prestigious institutions and hospitals. The state’s diverse landscape, ranging from the Nilgiri Hills to the coastal stretches along the Bay of Bengal, supports a thriving agriculture sector, particularly in rice, sugarcane, and banana cultivation. This blend of cultural richness and economic vitality makes Tamil Nadu a unique and dynamic region in India.