Did You Know? (May)

    • The 2017 IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference will be held in San Jose, CA on 22-23 May. Learn, share and grow with incredible tracks: Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Empowerment, Disruptive Technology, and Executive Leadership. Keynotes include Lakshmi Puri, Deputy Executive Director, UN Women; Sallie L. Krawcheck, CEO and Co-Founder of Ellevest and Maria Klawe, President of Harvey Mudd College. Find out more at: http://ieee-wie-ilc.org/
    • At the February 2017 IEEE OU Meeting Series, the Technical Activities Board approved a new TAB Committee on Diversity and Inclusion. This committee will report to the TAB Strategic Planning Committee (SPC). To ensure geographic diversity and regional representation, the committee will be comprised of five members selected from Regions 1-6, 7, 8, 9, and 10. The Committee on Diversity and Inclusion is tasked with developing strategies to increase engagement of ALL under-represented groups in TAB Societies and Technical Councils, and across other entities within Technical Activities. While the committee is currently identifying groups that are underrepresented within the IEEE, its preliminary focuses will include strategic engagement of underrepresented minorities, women, and those attending institutions of higher education such as historically black colleges and universities, junior colleges, and state schools. The committee will also seek to ensure regional diversity across IEEE OUs.
  • Do you know someone, living or deceased, who has made one or more major contribution(s) to IEEE Technical Activities? Now is your chance to nominate him or her for the Technical Activities Board Hall of Honor. Nominees will be considered based on their contributions to the creation, development, or advancement of the technical objectives of the IEEE. For more information on eligibility, how to nominate, and past recipients, see the TAB Hall of Honor page.