Committee Chair: Khanita Duangchaemkarn, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
“Bridging the gender gap and encouraging overall diversity in the engineering field are important. Gender equality improves both scientific and financial outcomes which is a benefit to advancing technology for humanity”
As a post-pandemic year in 2023, WIE will encourage more face-to-face activities among region 10 WIE members and affinity groups. WIE will also continue to support local WIE AG, especially the joint organizing activities between two or more different OUs. The objective is to promote the diversity and inclusion of WIE members in technical fields and international regions other than region 10.
In region 10, WIE is the professional home of 28,346 WIE members, which contributes to 73% of the total WIE members around the world. While most of our members are students, empowering them is the most important task that WIE aims to highlight. To overcome gender bias in a STEM career, WIE is planning to shine a spotlight on our outstanding WIE members through awards and recognition campaigns. By focusing on public visibility, we believe that it will be a smart move to highlight excellence and challenge negative stereotypes about gender equality in science and engineering.
In the 2023 Committee, we have diverse and high-quality volunteers to help drive Region 10 Women in Engineering:
Pooja Sharma K (IEEE Madras Section), Beena Ahmed (IEEE NSW Section), Emi Yano (IEEE Tokyo Section), Vimontha Khieovongphachanh (IEEE Laos subsection)
Aishwarya Bandla (IEEE Singapore Section), Terumi Umematsu (IEEE Tokyo Section), Ramneek Kalra (IEEE Bombay Section)
To stay in touch with our activity plans, please follow IEEE Region 10 Women in Engineering Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/IEEE.R10.WIE and Instagram at @ieeer10wie. We hope to have your continuous support!