IEEE WIE Forum USA East 2017

IEEE WIE Forum USA East 2017
 November 30, 2017Baltimore, MD

The IEEE WIE Forum USA East Nov 30 – Dec 2, 2017 in Baltimore, MD, focused on developing and improving leadership skills for individuals at all stages of their careers. Attendees heard inspirational and empowering talks presented by successful leaders from IEEE Northeast. Emerging technologies were also demonstrated, engaging attendees to facilitate discussion and potential advancement of STEM outreach class ideas.

For more information, visit http://sites.ieee.org/wie-forum-usa-east-2017/

Keynotes
  • Soar! Claiming Your Power and Getting What You REALLY Want - Seeta Hariharan keynote from IEEE WIE Forum USA East 2017
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  • Soar! Claiming Your Power and Getting What You REALLY Want - Seeta Hariharan keynote from IEEE WIE Forum USA East 2017

    Whether you are just starting your career or a seasoned pro, this is one of the most exciting times to be working in engineering and technology, especially for women. Where do you want to take your career and what may be standing in your way? Regardless of which lane you may choose, Seeta Hariharan believes that each of us can soar as high as we...

  • Humility and Leadership: Can they go hand in hand? - Roshan Roeder at IEEE WIE Forum USA East 2017
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  • Humility and Leadership: Can they go hand in hand? - Roshan Roeder at IEEE WIE Forum USA East 2017

    Have you ever wondered how to motivate and empower a team? Have you ever faced extremely challenging goals as a team and wondered “How will we ever get through this”? This discussion will be built around insights of an executive leader and her experiences being a minority leader in a large organization. She will walk through key lessons she has learned along her leadership...

  • Smart Manufacturing: Embracing the Digital Revolution - Jane Barr at IEEE WIE Forum USA East 2017
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  • Smart Manufacturing: Embracing the Digital Revolution - Jane Barr at IEEE WIE Forum USA East 2017

    The continuous advancement of new technologies affects the way companies across many industries perform and do business. The world has seen the rise of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, where new technologies are fusing the physical, digital, and biological worlds, affecting all economies, industries, and disciplines. In this new revolution, we are experiencing...

  • A Career in Engineering: The Journey From Academia to Industry - Dalma Novak at IEEE WIE Forum USA East 2017
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  • A Career in Engineering: The Journey From Academia to Industry - Dalma Novak at IEEE WIE Forum USA East 2017

    In 2014, there were approximately 5.8 million employer firms in the United States, 99.7% of which were classified as small firms with fewer than 500 employees. Pharad, a privately owned technology company established in 2004, is one of those small businesses. This talk will tell the story about Pharad and the journey of Dalma Novak, a former University Professor who chose to leave her academic existence behind to make the transition to industry. The challenges encountered in helping to build a successful engineering company and the lessons learned will be described.

  • Why Adversity Can Be Your Motivator - Kathy Kountze-Tatum at IEEE WIE Forum USA East 2017
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  • Why Adversity Can Be Your Motivator - Kathy Kountze-Tatum at IEEE WIE Forum USA East 2017

    No one likes adversity. We don’t jump out of bed in the morning and say “I am really looking forward to dealing with that big challenge that’s going to just ruin my day…maybe even my week if I’m lucky!” No, nobody sane actually feels that way about a large problem or dilemma they are faced with. But the reality is, despite the difficulty some work and life challenges bring, those challenges can actually become the motivators that build...

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