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IEEE UK & Ireland Women in Engineering Affinity Group Launches New Awards

The primary goal of these awards is to recognise the volunteers and members of the United Kingdom and Ireland Section who volunteered their time and made a significant contribution supporting Women in Engineering.

Where possible we aim to support diversity through consideration of awards across our geographical region. Awards include a plaque and a small monetary award in addition to recognition on the IEEE WIE UK & Ireland website. Awards will be presented at a virtual event.

The awards are:

Closing date – 11th September 2021

Apply for an Award

Your IEEE number is needed to verify that you are affiliated with the IEEE. If you do not have an IEEE number then provide the IEEE number of your supporter. Applicants must be from the UK & Ireland region.


Award Details

Describe in 500 words (max) why you deserve this award. If you are unsuccessful in obtaining the award we may consider you for one of the other awards.

Provide one or two references to verify your contribution.

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Up to two pages of supporting information may be provided.

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Before submitting your application please check that you have included the following:

  1. Application form with IEEE Member Number
  2. Reference from a person who can describe your role work directly or from a person who can attest to benefitting directly from your work
  3. A maximum of 2 pages of support material evidencing your work
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