IEEE WIE International Leadership Summit (ILS)

Event Description


30-31 August, 2019 — Bangalore, Karnataka, India

IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Summits (WIE ILS 2019) provide regional opportunities to foster networking, mentorship and possible collaboration. This program is part of the portfolio of global initiatives that focus on Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Future Technology. The theme of this Summit will be “Redefining the Defined”

The WIE ILS Summit will be held at Sterling’s Mac Hotel, Bangalore, India on 30th and 31 st August 2019. It will be held under the aegis of IEEE Bangalore Section and WiE Bangalore Section. ILS19 is designed with following tracks: – Entrepreneurship – Leadership – Innovation – Humanitarian – Women in Technology

The summit will include keynote addresses, panel discussions, presentations, quizzes, and many more innovative activities in the above listed tracks.


IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. The Mission of IEEE is “To foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity” IEEE Women in Engineering (WiE) is a global network of IEEE members and volunteers dedicated to promoting women engineers and scientists, and inspiring girls around the world to follow their academic interests in a career in engineering and science.

WiE Mission & Vision

Our goal is to facilitate the recruitment and retention of women in technical disciplines globally. We envision a vibrant community of IEEE women and men collectively using their diverse talents to innovate for the benefit of humanity. We believe in improving diversity in the workplace and ensuring inclusion.

IEEE WiE Strives to:
– Provide assistance with the formation of new IEEE WiE Affinity Groups and support ongoing activities. – Recognize the outstanding achievements of women in electrical and electronics engineering through IEEE Awards nominations. – Organize workshops at major technical conferences to enhance networking and to promote membership in IEEE WiE. – Advocate women in leadership roles in IEEE governance and career advancement for women in the profession. – Promote member grade advancement for women to the IEEE 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 high and high schools.

IEEE Bangalore WiE Affinity Group

WiE (Bangalore) is an affinity group of IEEE Bangalore Section. WiE was created to support women engineers, scientists and Community of professional here in India. We would like to help members to network and encourage them in their education and careers. The WiE committee is taking an initiative to go to all colleges in different regions to raise awareness among students and non-members about the importance and benefits of WiE. We also support the IEEE section in its membership drive and in conducting its various events.

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