IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) is a global organization under IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization, that aims to inspire, engage, and advance women in engineering and technology. With over 30,000 members in 100+ countries, IEEE WIE promotes gender diversity and inclusivity in these fields through events, workshops, training programs, and networking events. It provides a platform for women to showcase their work, connect with like-minded professionals, and receive mentorship and support to help them achieve their professional goals. IEEE WIE members make lifelong friendships, acquire influential mentors, and make a difference for the benefit of humanity. Its efforts help break down barriers, provide support and resources, and advance women in engineering and technology.

IEEE WIE Strives to

  • Provide assistance with the formation of new IEEE WIE Affinity Groups and support ongoing activities.
  • Recognize the outstanding achievements of women in electrical and electronics engineering through IEEE Awards nominations.
  • Organise workshops at major technical conferences to enhance networking and to promote membership in IEEE WIE.
  • Advocate women in leadership roles in IEEE governance and career advancement for women in the profession.
  • Promote member grade advancement for women to the IEEE membership grades of Senior Member and Fellow.
  • Facilitate the development of programs and activities that promote the entry into, and retention of, women in engineering programs.
  • Administer the IEEE Student-Teacher and Research Engineer/Scientist (STAR) Program to mentor young women in junior high and high schools.

Become a Member

Are you passionate about women (irrespective of gender) in engineering or technology looking to connect with like-minded professionals and advance your career? Join IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) and become part of a global network of women who are shaping the future of engineering and technology. As a member of IEEE WIE, you’ll have access to a range of resources and opportunities designed to support your professional growth and development. These include:

  • Networking opportunities with women in engineering from around the world
  • Access to mentorship and leadership development programs
  • Scholarships and awards to support your education and career goals
  • Career development resources and job postings
  • Opportunities to present your work at conferences and other events
  • Access to cutting-edge research and industry insights

By joining IEEE WIE, you’ll be part of a community that is working to promote gender diversity and inclusivity in engineering and technology. You’ll have the opportunity to connect with women who share your interests and ambitions, and to make a difference in your field.