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Showing posts with label #WIELead. Show all posts

Monday, January 29, 2018

Register now for IEEE WIE ILC 2018



You don’t want to miss IEEE WIE ILC 2018 in San Jose, California where leaders from around the world will gather to inspire, engage and advance women in engineering!

Register here: http://bit.ly/2rHPk0j

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Video: IEEE is making big strides in AI, IoT, SmartCities, and much more



IEEE President and CEO, Karen Bartleson, discusses IEEE’s Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems, IoT, smart cities, and robotics and how IEEE is working to advance technologies for the benefit of humanity.

Video recorded at the IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference #WIELead

See video: https://youtu.be/FmKTTdQB9rw




Video: The Huge Potential for Disaster Robotics

Dr. Robin Murphy, Raytheon Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, talks about how disaster robotics can have a huge potential to save lives and how young women and girls can engage in STEM.

Video recorded at the IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference #WIELead

See video: https://youtu.be/VzrL02_PeCQ




Video: Highlights of IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference



Nita Patel gives a recap of the engaging speakers, workshops and sessions at the IEEE WIE ILC, which was held May 22-23 in San Jose, California.

The IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference was a success! Nita Patel, Founder and Chair of WIE ILC, gives a recap of the engaging speakers, workshops and sessions at the 2017 conference.

See video: https://youtu.be/ZEk8xWTjjcw



Thursday, March 30, 2017

IEEE Women In Engineering Int Leadership Conference - May 22-23

IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity, today unveiled the conference agenda for the 2017 IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference (IEEE WIE ILC). Senior science and technology professionals are invited to come and exchange ideas, creating a community that fuels innovation and offers support to women and men who strive to Lead Beyond. Join us at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California on 22 – 23 May 2017 to collaborate and share.  



Attendees should register by April 4 to receive Early Bird rates. To register for the IEEE WIE ILC, visithttp://bit.ly/WIERegisterPR.

Leading speakers will discuss key strategies in these main categories: leadership, entrepreneurship, disruptive technology, innovation and empowerment. Keynote speakers include Microsoft EVP Business Development, Peggy Johnson; Intel Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Danielle Brown; DARPA Acting Deputy Director, Stefanie Tompkins; Harvey Mudd College President, Maria Klawe; and Ellevest CEO, Sallie Krawcheck. View the full agenda to meet all the speakers.

“Reflecting on previous IEEE WIE ILC events, my team and I used feedback from attendees to create a truly dynamic program,” said Nita Patel, founder and chair of the IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference. “Striving to build upon their careers, attendees will experience new, in depth, hands-on workshops designed to boost learning, networking and collaboration, for a greater peer discussion experience, and problem solving setting. Our goal is for IEEE WIE ILC to be a place professionals meet and share strategies, so women find new ways to Lead Beyond.”

The 2017 IEEE WIE ILC delivers the networking, educational opportunities and tips even before the live conference begins.

Join our #WIEWednesdays Pre-Conference Virtual TracksMeet speakers while they share their experiences and strategies for success. Register for future tracks: 29 March 2017, 19 April 2017 and 10 May 2017, and watch past sessions on our YouTube Playlist.

Start-Up Pitch Competition: Hosted by our partners, VMWare and Women Who Code, IEEE invites women run startups to submit their company pitch. Six start-ups will be selected to showcase their brand to an audience of potential investors, partners and customers. The application deadline is 31 March 2017 to submit your pitch.

Workshops: There will be twelve focused workshop sessions designed to explore topics and develop skills in depth and to foster better networking and common connections. Go to our workshop schedule to plan an itinerary.

Career Fair: Held 23 May 2017 from 10:00 to 3:00, attend and learn about new career opportunity at companies like Verizon, Intel, Microsoft, Ericsson, VMware, Rockwell Automation. Don’t have a conference pass, yet would like to attend? Purchase a $5 ticket.

To learn more about the IEEE WIE ILC, visit http://ieee-wie-ilc.org

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Rose Herrera - City of Innovation



San Jose is the city of innovation, says Rose Herrera, Vice Mayor, as it looks to technology to deliver better services with greater efficiency.  The opportunities for women in engineering are limitless, she says, as companies here struggle to fill vacant engineering positions.

See video: https://youtu.be/HgpXo0fXwD4



Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Elisabetta Romano: Immersive Experience & VR

Immersive experiences and virtual reality will drive transformative change across the media business.

Big changes in media patterns over the next 5 years will be much more impactful than the industry's evolution over the preceding 50 years, says Elisabetta Romano, VP and Head of TV & Media, Ericsson.



See video:  https://youtu.be/AqKKJ2NiNiE


Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Patricia Robb: Transforming the World with 5G

5G will fundamentally transform the way we live. Access to connectivity will become a basic need for all people.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Video - Lauren Antonoff: New Ideas for Bringing Small Business Online

The global economy needs to radically shift to small businesses.

One way to do so is to help people to easily start and confidently grow their own ventures.

Video - Wanda Reder: Connecting Everything

New technologies are hitting the market that enable self-healing in the power network and rollout of Smart Grids.

Monday, June 6, 2016

Video: TI's Xiaolin Lu - IoT Innovation Has No Boundaries

Innovation really has no boundaries and is everywhere, says Xiaolin Lu, Fellow and Director of the IoT Lab at Texas Instruments. Innovation is not just about creating cool new things, but in bringing improvements to how we do things, including cost and power consumption.

In this video, she offers advice and encouragement to women in the field.

https://youtu.be/uvrq0mQrspo







Thursday, June 2, 2016

Qualcomm's Vanitha Kumar on 5G and IoT Possibilities

Qualcomm's Vanitha Kumar reflects on the rapid evolution of the mobile industry since the early days of CDMA.

Having worked on the evolution of air interfaces, she now sees 5G opening the door to new possibilities, including for the next generation, which is already thinking about the next cool app.

See video: https://youtu.be/n7E-KUYJYVY





Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Video: Christie Pitts on Turning Start-ups into Strategic Assets at Verizon Ventures

Christie Pitts, Venture Development Manager at Verizon Ventures, highlights some of hot tech areas with adjacencies to Verizon's core businesses.

Think drones, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and 5G. Verizon Ventures also runs a #BuiltByGirls fund to encourage female entrepreneurs.

See video: https://youtu.be/CDKM643TmW0





Video: Parissa Pandkhou on Developing LTE Multicast at Verizon

Staying at the forefront of innovation, Parissa Pandkhou, Director, Product Development at Verizon , talks about working on LTE Multicast.

Her advice for the next generation of innovators is to believe in what you are doing and be resilient.

See video: https://youtu.be/FmA_Ju58dDc






Video: Susan Lyne on Investing in Female Entrepreneurs

BBG Ventures, a seed fund with backing from Verizon and AOL, invests in tech start-ups with at least one female founder.

Susan Lyne, Founder and President of BBG Ventures, a Verizon and AOL initiative, talks about the huge tech opportunities where women are leading the charge. The #builtbygirls program encourages young women to use technology to make their dreams come true.

See video: https://youtu.be/loXSnN2lvoE

Contact BBG Ventures #builtbygirls - http://www.bbgventures.com/






Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Video: Karen Bartleson - Advancing IEEE's Internet Initiative

The IEEE is the world's largest professional society with over 400,000 members around the world and dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity, Karen Bartleson, President-elect of the IEEE, discusses her involvement with the IEEE's Internet Initiative, which is tacking tough problems in cyber security, privacy, and governance.

She also talks about inspiring future engineers, especially young women, to take up the challenge of improving technology for betterment of the world.

See video: https://youtu.be/xzYEy4gtAdQ







Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Nita Patel Introduces the IEEE Women in Engineering Conference

The annual IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference (IEEE WIE ILC) brings together women from across the globe to share ideas on closing the gender gap as technologists, engineers and scientists in the STEM fields.

Nita Patel, Founder and Chair of the IEEE WIE ILC, introduces the event and invites you to join the movement.

http://ieee-wie-ilc.org/





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