IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) is one of the largest international professional organizations dedicated to promoting women engineers and scientists and inspiring girls around the world to follow their academic interests to a career in engineering.

Did you know we are:

  • 15,000+ IEEE WIE members
  • 600+ WIE affinity groups
  • 1500+ annual WIE events
  • in 70+ countries

2017 Outstanding WIE Chapter award granted to IEEE SCV WIE by Region 6!

SCV WIE participation at  WIE ILC 2018

As always, this year too we decided to offer a scholarship to students to attend the WIE-ILC conference. We received many impressive applications, and after careful consideration, 10 students were awarded full scholarship. Three of them shared with us their experiences at the IEEE WIE ILC 2018 conference.

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Support the IEEE ILC 2018 Startup Winner – SmartGulz

As you know, less than 3 percent of VC funding is awarded to women. To level the playing field, SmartGurlz, winner of the IEEE ILC 2018 Start-up Pitch,  is running a crowd equity campaign to raise Seed funding for the company. We would love to have WIE members as a micro investors in SmartGurlz – investments start as low as $1K. We have already raised $360,000 through hundreds of investors. SmartGurlz will also match each raise with a donation of SmartGurlz coding robots class pack to a school in need or choice of the investor.

Check out the Seed Invest page. We need and count on your support!


Finalist in the 2018 Los Angeles Press Club Awards

The Epic Journey of Women in Computing: Advances, Setbacks, and an Uncertain Future” published in IEEE Annals of the History of Computing is a finalist in the 2018 Los Angeles Press Club Awards, which drew a record number of submissions this year from the nation’s biggest publishing, broadcasting, digital, and media outlets.

Winners will be announced 24 June 2018 at the organization’s annual banquet.




IEEE SCV WIE is dedicated to promoting and supporting women members of the IEEE at both the professional and student level. We share our enthusiasm in science and engineering through:

  • INTERCHANGING expertise and experiences for self and career development,
  • SUPPLYING latest technology through technical meetings,
  • ACKNOWLEDGING promotions, contributions and accomplishments,
  • PROMOTING the enhancement of education at work and school.
Join us today!

Monthly Blog

  • April 2018 – Celebrating Women’s History Month at the Computer History Museum
  • May 2018 –  2018 CHM Fellow Award – Dame Stephanie Shirley
  • June 2018 – SCV-WIE showcase their presence at the IEEE WIE ILC 2018
  • SmartGurlz wins the Startup Pitch Contest



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