Women in engineering leave an indelible mark on the technology field, yet there’s an undeniable need for more empowerment and motivation. Acknowledging the invaluable contributions of women in technology, the University of Auckland, New Zealand, is set to host the International Leadership Summit 2023. This summit, scheduled for the 11th and 12th of December 2023 at the prestigious University of Auckland, supported by the IEEE WIE NZ North Section and the IEEE NZ North Section, is dedicated to providing a platform for empowerment and inspiration to all female tech innovators and leaders around the world. Under the theme ‘Empowering Women Leaders in a Changing World,’ this event aims to foster the growth and leadership of women actively engaged in STEM. This will be a hub of ideas, experiences, and aspirations as we celebrate achievements, share invaluable insights, and ignite the flame of innovation and leadership in women from diverse corners of the globe. The organizing committee curated exceptional speakers for this year’s summit, emphasizing diversity. These speakers, representing both academia and industry, comprise influential men and women from different sectors. Among them are Dame Juliet Gerrard, New Zealand’s Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor, and Ms. Nita Patel, President of the IEEE Computer Society. Attendees will be enriched by their distinctive life stories, practical wisdom, and diverse perspectives. The summit will feature a panel discussion, providing a dynamic setting for exchanging views and ideas, along with individual speeches on various topics related to embracing diversity and adapting to innovations. To round off the summit, there will be a social and networking event, allowing attendees to connect with each other and the speakers. Alongside the main events, the summit will also feature STEM workshops. These sessions aim to delve deeper into science, technology, engineering, and math, offering attendees from school and student communities a chance to broaden their knowledge and understanding of these pivotal areas. The summit is graciously supported by our sponsors. Kiwirail stands as our esteemed event partner. Transpower and Aurecon shine as our gold partners, while Beca and Powerco hold the bronze partnership. We also extend our gratitude to numerous other sponsors enriching this event. As expressed by the conference and the IEEE WIE NZ North Section chair, Dr.Dulsha Kularatna-Abeywardana: “Join us in Auckland this summer, with the line-up of speakers, workshops, STEM workshop, and amazing location, we promise you it will be an unforgettable experience!” Registrations for the IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Summit 2023 have opened. You can enjoy early bird rates until October 31st, ensuring substantial savings. Special rates are catered to students and IEEE/WIE members, making this event accessible to all. You can reserve your spot via the Eventbrite registration portal. Visit our website and connect with us on LinkedIn and Facebook for further information. Join us at the University of Auckland, on 11th and 12th of September where inspiration knows no bounds, and empowerment knows no limits!