Region 8 Women in Engineering Section Affinity Group of the Year Award

The Section Affinity Group of the Year recognizes activities and achievements for a WIE Section Affinity group from Region 8 within 2024. Activities will be evaluated in terms of content, collaborative activities to improve on professional growth and quality of the report submitted.


Eligibility Criteria


Applications will be reviewed by the WIE R8 Sub-Committee, who will select a winning Section AG. The winning Section AG will then be, as a second step, validated by the R8 Awards and Recognition SubCommittee. The following criteria will be considered for the review of applications:

1)     Approved Section WIE Affinity Group (AG) within IEEE Region 8 that has conducted activities and events within 2024.

2)     A report clearly and concisely documenting activities i.e. dates, content, number of attendees, academic or industry partners and impact of the events. The submitted report should be no more than 1000 words, please include pictures, a report in the form of powerpoint slides is also accepted.

3)     All members of the AG must be listed on the application.

4)     Both applications and nominations are accepted and any member of the AG can apply for the award, and any member of the Section can nominate the Section’s WIE AG.


The winning Section Affinity Group will receive 450 USD.


Nominations are accepted until June 15th 2024 through IEEE Region 8 Awards Portal.