IEEE WIE R8 Online Yearly Meeting 2020


IEEE WIE R8 Online Yearly Meeting 2020 organized by R8 WIE Committee with Chair Ana Cigaran Romero.

All R8 Section WIE Affinity Groups Chairs have been invited to join.

Dr MA Paun was present as Chair of Switzerland WIE and as Member of R8 Committee.

  Date and Time




  • Date: 13 May 2020
  • Time: 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
  • All times are Europe/Berlin
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  1. Welcome. Tour de table (16:00-16:15)

  2. IEEE Senior Membership Elevation Drive 2020 by Lisa Lazareck-Asunta, Chair IEEE WIE (16-15-16:25)

  3. Overview of current Activities of WIE Region 8 (Mentorship scheme, Workshops, Virtual Coffee Talks, online events and meetings) (16:25-16:45)+ brief Q & A  (16:45-16:55)

  4. Encouraging girls, increasing self-esteem for education in STEM by Elena Helerea, Chair IEEE Romania WIE AG (16:55-17:05)

  5. Update from WIE Pre-university Education Committee / STEM / STAR programme by Mariem Ayed, Chair IEEE WIE Tunisia AG (17:05-17:15)

  6. Discussion round (17:15-17:50)

    1. Suggestions for more communication and meetings

    2. Possible collaboration between Sections and joint cross-section activities including sharing best practices

    3. Attracting more women to join WIE. How to use the benefit of WIE membership and to promote gender participation.


7.       Next steps. Closing of meeting (17:50-18:00)