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IEEE WIE UKI Ambassadors Programme | Twelfth Event of ‘Early Career Talks’ Series – Call for Participation

IEEE WIE UKI’s goal is to facilitate the recruitment and retention of women in technical disciplines globally. We envisage a vibrant community of IEEE women and men collectively using their diverse talents to innovate for the benefit of humanity.

IEEE WIE UK and Ireland, through the Ambassador Scheme, are calling women in engineering to participate in a technical, inspirational and empowering sessions known as “Early Career Talks“.

The previous events have been very successful and have attracted attention from both academia and industry. They bring together the novel (state-of-the-art) research areas in Engineering, establishing networking/collaboration links, exploring new research opportunities for developing interactions between Academia, Industry and Government fostering economic and social development.

Who should apply?

This programme supports engineers from academia or industry who have been in an industry/postgraduate position for less than 10 years. This session welcomes speakers/presenters from any part of the world who are:

  • PhD students close to graduation and have published papers in respectful conferences/journals
  • Engineers who have participated in innovative projects.

How to apply?

When applying, send your photo preferably taken at work or in your research field, and include the following information in a single Word document:

  1. Area of career (academia/industry)
  2. Talk title
  3. What the talk will be about (100 words)
  4. Research interests or work field (max 3 words) e.g Robotic or Harvesting Systems
  5. Work/university logo
  6. Speaker bio (including links and web pages)
  7. Email and mobile number to contact in an emergency

If you would like to participate, please email the documents required to the IEEE WIE UKI Early Profession Lead, Dr Nagham Saeed, The recommended email title is: “Opportunity to participate in Early Career Talks”.