IEEE WIE (Women in Engineering) Helwan affanity group is an affinity group of volunteers dedicated to promoting women engineers , and inspiring girls to follow their academic interests in a career in engineering and science.
Mission & Vision
Our goal is to facilitate the recruitment and retention of women in technical disciplines globally. We envision a vibrant community of IEEE women and men collectively using their diverse talents to innovate for the benefit of humanity.
IEEE gives opportunities to several women to hold up top leadership positions.
1993 was a special for IEEE’s women cause fellow Martha Sloan had been the first woman who held IEEE presidential position and fellow Helen wood had been in 1993 vice president of IEEE publication board and Phyllis hall was staff executive of the publication department.
As like-minded people like gather and talk about things which everyone has in common, in 1993 IEEE’s female members decided to announce their own group.
WIE Extreme Helwan AG
WIE extreme in Helwan student affinity group focuses on the skills of women in university by developing non-technical skills that they already have and gain new skills.
That could be happening by teaching women how to deal with society and how to be an initiative by giving them sessions and workshops that can help them to deal in their real life.
WIE juniors Helwan AG
The main aim of WIE juniors Helwan student affinity group is to Prepare technical and non-technical content for school girls students.
That helps them to choose correctly their future career also build their own projects and compete with it in a competition or fair.
WIE Extreme which is dedicated for college girls, and it works on their potentials by giving soft skills sessions and discussing the main idea of start-ups and after sessions they are asked to make presentations about their start-ups.
WIE Juniors which is dedicated to school girls, and it works on their potentials by giving them technical sessions that encourage their passion and help them grew confident.