Join IEEE Women In Engineering

Become an IEEE WIE Member – How to Join

Compliment your IEEE membership by joining WIE. Be part of a global network of IEEE members who have an interest in promoting women engineers and scientists, and inspiring girls around the world to follow their academic interests in a career in STEM.

IEEE WIE membership is available to all IEEE members. WIE membership dues are US$25 annually for IEEE Members (higher grade and above). WIE membership is free for Students, Graduate Student Members, and Life Members. Select “IEEE Women in Engineering Membership” under “Special Interest Groups” when you join or renew online.

The IEEE Puerto Rico & Caribbean section developed a short video to show how to “Become a member of WIE” in English and Spanish.

IEEE WIE Electronic Membership

Depending on the country/region in which you live, you may be eligible to select an electronic membership option which lowers the cost of IEEE and WIE membership dues. Electronic membership means you will not receive a printed membership card or printed copies of publications.

WIE Member Benefits

In addition to IEEE Member benefits & discounts, IEEE Women in Engineering Membership includes

*Note: Student and Graduate Student Members receive the digital version of the IEEE Women in Engineering Magazine.

IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) Newsletter

IEEE WIE members receive the bi-monthly WIE Exchange newsletter which contains reports on WIE and Affinity Group activities, IEEE news, and other relevant WIE information. The newsletter also features opportunities to network, volunteer, and participate in local and global WIE activities.

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Senior member of IEEE WIE sitting at a laptop.

IEEE Senior Membership

Why is IEEE senior membership important to WIE?
WIE is dedicated to advancing women in technology and making a positive change for inclusiveness in our workplaces and communities.

Did you know?

  • You can only hold certain executive positions within the IEEE if you are a Senior Member
  • You can only become an IEEE Fellow if you are a Senior Member.


  • Recognition
  • Eligibility to hold executive positions
  • Ability to refer other candidates
  • Invitation to be on the review panel
  • Complimentary Society Membership
  • Senior Member Plaque
  • Letter of commendation

Give the Gift of Membership

Present a world of opportunity

When you give the gift of an IEEE membership, you are helping someone you care about build a platform for success. That is because IEEE delivers access to the industry’s most essential technical information, provides both local and global networking opportunities, offers career development tools, and gives discounts on conference registrations and insurance programs, as well as many other exclusive member benefits.

IEEE offers its members the right tools and resources at every career stage so members can stay current in their chosen technology profession, connect with peers, and invest in their future.

IEEE WIE "Gift of Membership" infographic.