WIE Events at ECCE – Come and join us!


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WiE Travel Grant Program

Applications open May 17 through July 7, 2019

Travel grants will be available for professional women in engineering and students to attend ECCE 2019, details available here
Note: this grant is not for students co-authoring papers. Click here for the student travel grant program.
The amount of the grants will depend on the travel distance.

Applications are now closed.

NEW: Here the final list of the 18 TG winners.
From North America

Xiu Yao
Zoleikha Abdollahi Biron
Joanne Reichard
Jennifer Vining
Mengqi Wang
Mona Ghassemi
Roghieh Abdollahi

From the Rest of the world

Yushan Liu
Lisien León
Ariumbolor Purvee
Laly James
Celia Shahnaz
Seema Kewat
Constanza Ahumada
Nahla Khaireddine
Oumaima Ben Amira
Sara Roggia
Liao Huanyue

In the past two years 41 women were awarded travel grants to attend ECCE 2017 and 2018. For further information: ecce.travel.grant.wie@gmail.com


WiE Special Session Announcement

All are invited to the WiE organised Special Session SS2: “Aircraft hybridization & electrification roadmap”, chair by Dr. Sara Roggia (Safran)

WHEN: **Wednesday, October 2, 2:00PM-3:40PM**
WHERE: Room 327  *note room # is subject to change*
SPEAKERS:  See link above for more information


PELS-IAS Women in Engineering Breakfast – Wednesday

There is no cost to attend this breakfast, walk-ins are welcome, RSVP is encouraged: Sign up here

Date and Time: Wednesday, October 2 at 8:00am-9:00am

Location: Room 325

Join us for the WIE Breakfast, where our speakers are prominent women in power electronics and engineering. Over breakfast, we listen to a dynamic woman speaker share her career challenges and triumphs and invite discussion on relevant topics. The WIE Luncheon is open to all who support our efforts in providing mentorship to women in engineering and is free of charge. This event is sponsored by PELS and IAS.

Speaker: Dr. Tanya Gachovska, Solantro Semiconductor

Title: The Role of Mentorship in My Career Path from Bulgaria to Canada

Abstract: In this talk, I will share my personal story of mentorship and the mentors in my life and how they helped shape my career path from high school in Bulgaria to my current position as Senior Verification Engineer in Canada. 


Family Room during the Conference

Date: Monday through Thursday

Location: Room 334

The ECCE Family Room will be available for the duration of the conference with a child-friendly environment to interact with your kids. The room will provide various snack and drinks, a place to watch movies/shows, books, coloring materials, games, and a nap area. We will also have a Bring and Share program, where attendees are welcome to bring a book, game, or toy to be used in the Family Room during the conference and take back home at the end.*

*Kids using the Family Room should be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or caregiver at all times.