Prepared by: Biju K, Vice-Chair for IEEE IA/IE/PELS Kerala Joint Chapter

IEEE IA/IE/PELS Joint Chapter Kerala organized a one-week long WIE program from 2nd to 9th March 2020 as part of the WIE day celebrations. These activities were organized in various IAS SB chapters across Kerala. 8 IAS SB chapters participated.  


RSET IEEE IAS (Industrial Applications Society) has set the benchmark for conducting activities in such a way that students not only enjoy the activities but also learn a great deal from it. With the same perspective in view, the debate competition, PRATHIVADH was conducted as a part of Women’s day celebration ​” Femme20″ conducted on ​4th March 2020.

Women’s Day Special Weekly Talk in association with WIE-TEC

In association with WIE-TEC, an SBC-level initiative program by IEEE IA/IE/PELS Joint Chapter Kerala, IEEE IAS SBC RIT organized a Women’s Day special technical talk on 7th March 2020 with 50 participants.


On 9th March 2020, a logo quiz was conducted by IEEE Industrial Application Society chapter of College of Engineering Karunagappally which focused on testing the ability of students on observing and analyzing the topic ‘Women Empowerment’ which was held as a part of International Women’s Day.


On 10th March 2020, a technical talk was conducted by Vaidehi C K, IAS Secretary under IEEE IAS SB GCEK on the topic “Women in Industrial Application” as part of the Women’s Week activities of IAS Chapter of IEEE SB GCEK


This event was conducted as a first step in training the students to use a 3D printer and was coordinated by the WIE affinity group and IEEE IAS SBC MACE as a part of Women in Engineering Week. The first workshop series of FAB was titled FUSION 360 held on 5th March 2020.

LED Bulb Making Workshop and Awareness Class 

On 8th March 2020, volunteers of IEEE Industry Applications Society SBC MBCCET Peermade conducted an event, LED lamp assembly training and Awareness Class on COVID-19 and Energy conservation for Peermade Development Society (PDS). 25 women of the PDS Society benefited.

Opportunities for Women Engineers

As Part of WIE Week Celebration and based on WIE -TEC, an initiative by IA/IE/PELS Joint Chapter Kerala; IEEE Industry Applications Society Student Branch Chapter of College of Engineering Chengannur and WIE Affinity Group, was a tech talk on “Opportunities for women engineers” on 3rd March 2020.

WIE WRITES and Online Group Discussion

IEEE IAS SBC JCET organized an online inter-collegiate event named “WIE Writes” as part of Women’s Day celebration on 5th March 2020. It was an exclusively girl-only program wherein interested girls submit a write-up on the topic, “Me as a girl” (not exceeding 120 words).  28 participants submitted entries. 

Her Story

This is an interactive session organized by Women in Engineering affinity group of IEEE Student Branch ASIET, in association with the Industry Applications Society of IEEE Student Branch ASIET, on 9th March 2020 as part of WiE week celebrations. The session was handled by Ms. Megha Ben, who is currently serving as a Technical Sales Support Professional in Siemens Ltd.

The WIE TECH programme which lasted for one week was very useful for IAS WIE members.  Over 300 WIE members participated in these programmes.