Previously Featured Articles on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at IEEE
Voices Captured, Voices Lost: Using Oral History to Document Women in IEEE and STEM
IEEE History Center Institutional Historian and Archivist Dr. Mary Ann Hellrigel joined IEEE Women in Engineering Chair Celia Shahnaz for a webinar discussing the voices of prominent women engineers, scientists, and technologists.
Lewis Howard Latimer, Electrical Pioneer and Inventor, a Seldom-Told History
His work profoundly impacted the development of electric light.
Access the IEEE REACH lesson on electronic lighting featuring Latimer's work
Victoria Serrano Helps Panamanian Students Discover STEM Through Lego Robots
IEEE member Victoria Serrano, with support from the IEEE Control Systems Society and EPICS in IEEE, has inspired close to 100 students through her STEM Beyond the Borders program.
Diversity in STEM With Leilani Battle
Leilani Battle, Assistant Professor in the Paul G. Allen School for Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington, USA, discusses her career growth, overcoming challenges, and how volunteering with IEEE Computer Society has given her a global perspective to computing.
Spotlight On: Lingling Fan
Growing up in a remote coastal village in east China, IEEE Power & Energy Society Fellow Lingling Fan, Ph.D., experienced what it was like to live in a place without the infrastructure to support electricity and clean water and where people had to work extremely hard to earn a living. This had a profound impact on her and eventually led her to pursue a career as an engineer, focusing on power systems.
Meet the Women Leading the Healthcare Technology Transformation
The IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) brings together volunteers to help address global healthcare challenges.
In celebration of 2022 Women’s History Month, IEEE SA gained the insights of four female volunteers working on the interoperability of healthcare technologies.
Helping to Eradicate Barriers in the Engineering Field for Women, One of Many Goals for Electrical Engineering Student Marina Chamsi
Marina Chamsi, a ‘21-‘22 Power & Energy Society (PES) Scholarship Plus Initiative Sahazizian Scholar recipient and fourth-year Electrical Engineering student at McGill University, aspires to support women who are interested in the profession.
Women in STEM: Volunteering to Lead
On 20 October 2021, IEEE hosted a panel discussion with top women in leadership in nonprofit membership organizations. The panelists discussed their experiences as women in science and technology, and explored why they found it important to volunteer their time and talent.
Reshaping the IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) Network for Sustainable Development
The annual IEEE Women in Engineering Beijing Leadership Summit (WIEBLS) was held last November, bringing together inspirational women engineers, scientists, and entrepreneurs from all walks of life to share their insights on how to best empower women in engineering.
A Future Trailblazer Is Set to Hit the Ground Running
As he prepares to graduate with a BS/MS in electrical computer engineering from Drexel University, Joey Arnold – a ‘21-‘22 Power & Energy Society (PES) Scholarship Plus Initiative recipient and Lockheed Martin Scholar – is looking forward to becoming a “trailblazer within the industry.”
Celebrating Diversity in Electrical Engineering: One Woman’s Full-Circle Journey
Learn about how Karen Butler-Purry, PhD, P.E., Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate and Professional School at Texas A&M University, was inspired to become an engineer, and how she is mentoring and inspiring the next generation.
Being More Inclusive Is Paying Off for This IEEE Society
The Instrumentation & Measurement Society saw double-digit growth
Small changes made over time can lead to big results, the saying goes. A great example of that is the concerted effort the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society started more than two decades ago to become a more welcoming and inclusive environment for women and members from outside the United States.
One Engineer’s Hopes to Implement Far-reaching Renewable Energy Solutions Across Latin America
As a child, Luis Felipe Gaitan Cubides, IEEE PES’ 2021 Outstanding Student Scholarship Award recipient, spent a lot of time on a family farm in rural Colombia where electricity didn’t arrive until just a few years ago.
These visits had a big impact on Felipe, who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in electrical engineering at the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana while also working as an electrical design engineer for IEB, a consulting firm that manages and develops engineering projects in the energy, oil and gas, mining, cement, and institutional sectors.
IEEE Commits to Ensuring Digital Properties Are Accessible
IEEE is committed to providing an accessible digital experience to all individuals, including those with disabilities, for equity in earnest.
IEEE Photonics Prioritizes Intersection of Mental Health, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
To foster wellbeing and in support of marginalized community members’ mental health, the IEEE Photonics Society Young Professionals Advisory Committee (YPAC) is partnering with the Society’s Diversity Oversight Committee and Dragonfly Mental Health (DMH). DMH is a nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating excellent mental health practices worldwide and developing and making available a series of online sessions designed to serve individuals’ diverse needs.
Meet the First Latina to Lead IEEE Women in Engineering
Jenifer Castillo’s goals include providing more support for women in industry, expanding leadership programs, and increasing the number of female senior members.
The IEEE Signal Processing Society Promotes Inclusivity, Community, and Accessibility and Targets Increase in Event Attendance
In support of the IEEE Code of Conduct, the IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) is committed to providing equal opportunity to its members, regardless of ethnicity, race, nationality, disability, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, religion, gender, age, and/or personal identity. The Society is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment that promotes diversity in the Signal Processing community.
2021 IEEE Mildred Dresselhaus Medal recipient, Kristina Johnson
Kristina M. Johnson has broken through barriers during her career. She became the first female dean of Duke University’s engineering school, the first female provost at Johns Hopkins University, and the first woman to receive the John Fritz Medal—in 2008—from the American Association of Engineering Societies.
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Accelerating Through Change: Experience the IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference
IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE), one of the largest international professional organizations dedicated to promoting women engineers and scientists and inspiring girls around the world to follow their academic interests to careers in STEM, recently hosted its annual International Leadership Conference (ILC).
The IEEE Photonics Society Is Building a More Vibrant and Safer Community: IEEE Pride in Photonics Initiative
The IEEE Photonics Society is a global, technical community of academic and professional scientists and engineers who advance lasers, optoelectronics, photonics, and breakthroughs in quantum physics into devices, systems, and products that revolutionize daily lives around the world. Furthermore, the Society is deeply committed to providing equal opportunity to scientists and engineers, regardless of ethnicity, race, nationality, disability, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, religion, gender, age, and/or personal identity.