Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at IEEE

IEEE Diversity Statement >>

IEEE’s mission to foster technological innovation and excellence to benefit humanity requires the talents and perspectives of people with different personal, cultural, and disciplinary backgrounds. IEEE is committed to advancing diversity in the technical profession, and to promoting an inclusive and equitable culture that welcomes, engages, and rewards all who contribute to the field, without regard to race, religion, gender, disability, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Researcher’s Work on UAVs Saves Lives

The aircrafts are used for military and disaster-recovery missions.

Why AI Should Move Slow and Fix Things

Joy Buolamwini of the Algorithmic Justice League fights for the “excoded”.

This Rwandan Engineer Is Learning How to Manage Humanitarian Projects

After several years of volunteering for IEEE humanitarian technology projects, Samantha Mugeni Niyoyita decided she needed more than just technical skills to help underserved communities become more self-sufficient.

Excellence in STEM with Dr. Jasmine Berry 

Offers examples of initiatives computing professionals, in both academia and industry, can implement and support to diversify the technology workforce.

EPICS in IEEE Positively Impacting Access and Abilities

University students from all over the world are using their engineering skills to help solve accessibility issues within their communities.

A Robot for Humanity

The quest for assistive robots that truly empower their users.

Disability & Technology: Why History Matters

Past IEEE Life Members fellowship recipient talks about her research and reflects on how IEEE has influenced her professional journey.

Students Develop Low-Cost Wearable Device for the Visually Impaired

It uses computer vision, machine learning, and Google API.

Panel on Promoting Diversity & Inclusion in Climate Change Sustainability

Brought together diverse perspectives and insights from speakers actively involved in climate and sustainability, both within and outside the IEEE community and industry.

IEEE Member Spotlight >>

IEEE members share their journeys

Women in Engineering: Electron Devices Society
Learn about women's experiences in the electron devices field.

 

Gamero Garrido
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Didem Gurder Broo
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IEEE DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION (DEI) RESOURCES

Volunteer & Staff Toolkit
    
This toolkit is designed to support IEEE volunteers in their efforts to manage organizational unit (OU) initiatives toward advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Login is required.
    
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EXTERNAL RESOURCES

Research
    

Why we need more diversity to solve complex problems
Learn about how diverse thinking increases likelihood to solve complex problems.

Wiley Diversity in Tech Report – US 2021
What's causing the lack of diversity in tech? How can businesses do more to attract more people from diverse backgrounds?

DEI Training Modules