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Invitation to IEEE Women in Engineering Workshop 2017

The IEEE Women in Engineering Workshop 2017, organised by the IEEE PES Student Branch at the University of Manchester and IEEE Women in Engineering , will be held on 5th December 2017 from 14:00 to 16:00. This workshop is aimed at Research Assistants, Ph. D., M. Phil and other Postgraduate students in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and engineering students in general.

The theme of the workshop is “Empowering Female Engineers in Current and Emerging Engineering Roles” and it will be divided into two sessions:

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Attendees will attend three talks delivered by female presenters regarding challenges related to gender equality in either industry or academia. They will also be introduced to initiatives aimed at identifying and addressing issues regarding gender balance in the workplace.

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In a 40-minute panel discussion, attendees can discuss opportunities and ways of reducing the gender gap in engineering. You will hear of examples of current initiatives within the Engineering departments at universities and commercial enterprises, geared at addressing gender equality issues. Finally, the importance of mentoring and networking will also be discussed.

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