Events Designed to Empower Female Engineers

Conferences focus on leadership skills, entrepreneurship, and innovation

19 April 2016


  • IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) International Leadership Conference 

    SAN JOSE, CALIF.; 23–24 MAY

    TOPICS: An international perspective on women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields, eliminating gender stereotypes, entrepreneurship, innovation, presentation skills, developing a business pitch, establishing a brand, the future of energy, the smart grid and smart cities, the Internet of Things, and careers in signal processing.

    SPONSORS: IEEE WIE, Amazon, Cisco, Ericsson, Intel, Qualcomm, Square, Verizon, and VMware

  • IEEE WIE Leadership Summit


    TOPICS: Management skills, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

    SPONSORS: IEEE WIE and American University in Dubai

  • IEEE WIE Forum East


    TOPICS: Leadership skills for women at any stage of their careers, emerging technologies, and STEM outreach programs.

    SPONSORS: IEEE WIE, IEEE-USA, IEEE regions 1 and 2, and IEEE Boston Section

This article is part of our April 2016 special report on women in engineering.

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