The IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference (WIE ILC) provides professional women in technology, whether in industry, academia, or government, the opportunity to create communities that fuel innovation, facilitate knowledge sharing and provide support through highly interactive sessions designed to foster discussion and collaboration. WIE ILC focuses on providing leading-edge professional development for mid-level and senior women.
This page hosts videos from the 2018 WIE ILC. For videos from past events, just search WIE ILC on IEEE.tv.
Emily Moore, Managing Director of Innovation at Hatch, explains her recent career move into the mining industry and what it’s like to be a part of this changing field. With her expertise in process engineering, Moore explains the new technologies that are rethinking mining processes.
Paula Tolliver, Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Intel, talks technology, shaping the future and helping women achieve their dreams. Through storytelling, Tolliver exemplifies how to remain fearless throughout the journey of building a career in a male-dominated industry.
Guy Kawasaki, Chief Evangelist of Canva, marketing specialist and author of several books, talks innovation throughout the history of ever-evolving modern conveniences. Drawing from his inspiring past working with Steve Jobs, Kawasaki shares mottos to motivate innovators-at-large.
Nita Patel hosts a panel of two technology journalists, Lynnette Reese, Editor-in-Chief at Embedded Systems Engineering, and Jennifer Elias, Technology Reporter at Silicon Valley Business Journal. Patel explores their careers and opinions, and the audience submits questions for the panelists through the conference app.
Mary Gendron, SVP and Chief Information Officer at Qualcomm, talks about the importance of embracing change through personal storytelling of inspiring people she’s met and worked with. Gendron gives advice on how to interact with others to successfully drive and lead teams.
Nita Patel introduces the 2019 WIE ILC Chair, Kathy Herring-Hayashi, who shares a brief history of WIE ILC and what to expect in 2019. Herring-Hayashi reflects on the tremendous growth that the conference has had and the benefits of attending or volunteering.
Lorraine Martin, formerly Executive Vice President and Deputy of Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) at Lockheed Martin, delivers an inspiring talk foreseeing the future of women working in cutting-edge technology. Martin encourages women to take charge of STEM roles to develop the much-needed industry for our ever-growing global population.