IEEE WIE Special Session at TENCON 2016 was organized on 23rd November, Orchid Junior Ballroom 4311, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. The Organizers were Hla Nu Phyu and Huang Shaoying from IEEE WIE Singapore Section and Celia Shahnaz, 2016 IEEE R10 WIE Coordinator.
Celia Shahanz has provided a presentation on Region 10 WIE Vision and Activities in 2016 through which participants have embraced an effective training for enhancing WIE activities in their sections and to lead, engage and inspire each other. There were 8 technical paper presented in this WIE special session on emerging topics of research and presenters were from Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, India, and Bangladesh and participants were from diversified regions of IEEE Region 10, namely Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Australia, different sections of India, Bangladesh, and Japan.
Benefit/Outcome: The WIE Special Session provided a great opportunity to share the contribution of women scientists in the progress of modern research. Speakers also shared WIE activities of their respective region or sections. An ample scope was created to interact more and work together for future research, WIE activities and events. The WIE special session at TENCON 2016 has created a wide platform to collaborate, connect and network within WIE members across IEEE Region 10. Arokiaswami Alphones, Chair, IEEE Singapore section and Hla Nu Phyu, Chair, IEEE WIE Singapore section along with other WIE members provided an extra ordinary effort and a great support to make the IEEE WIE Special Session at TENCON 2016 a mega successful event. Pls browse our event album at https://goo.gl/photos/wU94mtTvxme4PHC49
Celia Shahnaz, Ph.D., 2016 R10 WIE Coordinator