IEEE Women in Engineering

IEEE Women in Engineering (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. The IEEE WIE home page is here:

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. WIE aspires to inspire, engage and advance women in engineering. To join WIE:

Within GRSS, the 2015-2016 WIE liaison from AdCom is Gail Skofronick Jackson:
We are currently working to develop programs and provide services within GRSS geared to women members:

We encourage you to contact us with ways we can improve our outreach and activities, including suggested topics (and guest editors, featured women leaaders) for the GRS Magazine column. We can also help you seek Senior or higher IEEE Membership status. Contacts: Gail Skofronick Jackson,, and Linda Hayden,