The IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) awards program recognizes WIE members and WIE Affinity Groups who have made outstanding contributions to IEEE WIE, their community, and the engineering profession, through their dedication and involvement in projects or activities directed toward fulfilling the IEEE WIE goals and objectives. Women engineers are among some of the most distinguished contributors to the engineering profession.

Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award

Sadhana Attavar (R10)Sadhana Attavar - 2023 Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award Winner

IEEE WIE Inspiring Member of the Year Award

Dr. Supavadee Aramvith – Thailand Section (R10)

“I am deeply inspired by the opportunity to be a guiding force behind someone’s personal and professional growth, supporting them in achieving their accomplishments. I hold mentorship in high regard, as I strongly believe in empowering the next generation of young individuals, creating a nurturing environment where they can cultivate self-assurance, explore their fullest potential, break barriers, and foster a more diverse and inclusive society.”

Supavadee Aramvith

Honorable Mention:

  1. Dr. Kumudhini Ravindra – Bangalore Section (R10)
  2. Dr. Yarlagadda Padma Sai – Hyderabad Section (R10

IEEE WIE Inspiring Student Member of the Year Award

Sahar Youssuf – Tunisia Section (R8)Sahar Youssef

“What inspires me is technology’s incredible potential to alter lives and have a good influence on humanity. I am interested in applying engineering ideas to actual-life issues and developing unique solutions that benefit both people and communities.”

Honorable Mention:

  1. Shruti Kuhar – Delhi Section (R10)
  2. Abirami Chandramouli -Kerala Section (R10)

IEEE WIE Affinity Group (AG) of the Year AwardAffinity Group of the Year Award 2023

Winner: WIE Bangalore (R10)

“WIE Bangalore Affinity Group exemplifies IEEE Women in Engineering objectives. Our vision is to create a vibrant and dynamic WIE group while increasing our national and global visibility. We have been in existence for about 14 years and have grown to be the largest affinity group with over 3000 members across the state of Karnataka, India. We believe in collaboration and work with our sister groups, sections, and technical chapters to create events that Illuminate, Educate, Engage, and Energize. We support skill building & leadership of our members and in our community. WIE Bangalore takes its inspiration from and celebrates its many tech leaders who have championed the cause for Women in STEM and in the workforce.”

Honorable Mention

  1. WIE Kerala (R10)
  2. WIE Lahore (R10)

IEEE WIE Student Branch Affinity Group (SBAG) of the Year Award

National School of Elect & Telecom Student Branch Affinity Group

IEEE WIE National School of Elect & Telecom Student Branch Affinity Group -Tunisia Section (R8)

“On behalf of the IEEE WIE ENET’Com SAG, we are truly honored to receive the 2023 Student Affinity Group of the Year award. Receiving this prestigious honor is a humbling recognition of the efforts, dedication, and sacrifices that our team has shown. We extend our sincerest gratitude to our members, advisors, and supporters who have been integral to our success. This recognition fuels our determination to continue achieving our goals and making a meaningful impact on women in engineering worldwide. This is just the beginning, as the love of inspiring women to follow their academic interests, promoting women in the STEM field, and implementing sustainable programs will always continue to drive us forward.”

Honorable Mention:

  1. Silver Oak University SBAG – Gujarat Section (R10)
  2. Netaji Subhas Inst of Tech SBAG – Delhi Section (R10)