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.


IEEE Volunteer Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 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.

The Bias Against Bias: Using Bias Intentionally in Artificial Intelligence

An IEEE Standards Association Working Group analyzes defining bias in AI, evaluating intentionality of bias, understanding bias risk, and how diverse teams reduce unwanted bias.

Bias in the Age of Algorithm |  IEEE Tech Ethics Virtual Panel 

Algorithms are in use all around us, every day. How do algorithms reinforce societal biases? And how can this be addressed?

IEEE TryEngineering Series: Spotlight on Building Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the Next Generation of Engineers

The TryEngineering Summer Institute gives teens the opportunity to explore a variety of engineering disciplines in a fun, hands-on way. 

John Brooks Slaughter: Courageous Advocate for Diversity in STEM

From humble beginnings to trailblazer for inclusion.

Facing the Truth: Benefits & Challenges of Facial Recognition | IEEE TechEthics Virtual Panel

As facial recognition becomes more prevalent, there is a need to address the related benefits and challenges. This panel of international biometrics experts discusses these aspects of this increasingly ubiquitous technology.

Celebrating Women in Engineering

IEEE recognizes women making significant contributions to the technical profession. 

Astronaut Sally Ride Brought Women and the LGBTQ+ Community to the Final Frontier 40 Years Ago

IEEE Fellow Karen Panetta reflects on how Sally Ride helped pave the way for women and other underrepresented groups in aeronautics and other technology fields.

This interview and article was a result of the ongoing media relations activities, a component of the IEEE Public Visibility program.

IEEE Computer Society Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Fund Shares Initial Impacts

The fund supports projects and programs that positively impact diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the computer engineering and computer science communities.

The ROI of LGBTQ+ Inclusion

Elena Joy Thurston, Executive Director Pride and Joy Foundation, speaks about LGBTQ inclusion at the Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference.

IEEE Member Spotlight >>

IEEE members share their journeys

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


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