IEEE WIE Awards

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.

IEEE WIE Inspiring Member of the Year Award

Winner (pictured): Inmaculada Plaza (R8)
Honorable Mention: Susana Lau Hou (R9)
Honorable Mention: Cristiane Agra Pimentel (R9)

IEEE WIE Inspiring Student Member of the Year Award

Winner (pictured): Moira Bastos Prates (R9)
Honorable Mention: Mahsa Bataghva Shahbaz (R7)
Honorable Mention: Aryan (R10)

IEEE WIE Affinity Group of the Year Award

Winner (pictured): WIE Panama Section Affinity Group (R9)
Honorable Mention: WIE Northeast Brazil Section Affinity Group (R9)
Honorable Mention: WIE Turkey Section Affinity Group (R8)

IEEE WIE Student Branch Affinity Group of the Year Award

Winner (pictured): WIE ESPRIT Student Branch Affinity Group (R8)
Honorable Mention: WIE Thangal Kunju Musaliar College of Engineering (TKMCE) Student Branch Affinity Group (R10)
Honorable Mention: WIE Chandigarh University Student Branch Affinity Group (R10)

Watch the 2021 WIE Award Ceremony

IEEE WIE Virtual Award Ceremony was held on 14 December 2021 to recognize all 2021 WIE Award recipients.

Watch the recorded event.

IEEE WIE Committee Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award

Anastassia Gharib (pictured)

2021 Recipient, IEEE WIE Committee Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award

This award recognizes an individual member of the full IEEE WIE Committee (as defined in the MGA Operations Manual section 4.20 IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) Committee, D. Composition) who has exhibited volunteering of an extraordinary nature in implementing activities/projects that support the goals of WIE at the local, regional, national and/or international level. The accomplishments of the candidate should be of “significant performance” and should have made a distinguishing contribution.  The focus should be on volunteering for IEEE, MGA, or its organizational units, not on professional achievement.  The award recipient shall be presented with a plaque. One award shall be presented annually.

Eligibility

  • Awarded annually to an individual member of the full WIE Committee.
  • This award can be received only once by an individual.
  • Must be an active member of IEEE and WIE.

Prize Item

A plaque/certificate of recognition

Nominee Solicitation

No formal nominations will be solicited.

Selection

This is a discretionary award.  The recipient is selected by the IEEE WIE Committee Chair, based on their volunteering activities, commitment, attendance to meetings, tangible benefits generated to the members, inclusiveness, accountability, among other points.

Other IEEE Awards

The IEEE Awards Program honors achievements in education, industry, research, and service. Each award has a unique mission and criteria, and offers the opportunity to honor distinguished colleagues, inspiring teachers, and corporate leaders.

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