IEEE WIE is the largest international professional organization dedicated to promoting women engineers and scientists and inspiring girls around the world to follow their academic interests to a career in engineering

WIE at Carleton University

IEEE WIE at Carleton University strives to organize and participate in activities to promote Women In Engineering and inspire girls to follow their academic interests to a career in engineering



The mission of IEEE WIE is to facilitate the global recruitment and retention of women in technical disciplines. IEEE WIE envisions a vibrant community of IEEE women and men collectively using their diverse talents to innovate for the benefit of humanity

IEEE WIE strives to

  • organize receptions at major technical conferences to enhance networking and to promote membership in WIE
  • advocate women in leadership roles in IEEE governance and career advancement for women in the profession
  • provide assistance with the formation of new WIE Affinity Groups and support ongoing activities
  • promote IEEE member grade advancement for women to the 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 and high schools

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