A satellite event in the frame of IEEE RTSI 202 l – 6th International Forum on Research and Technologies for Society and Industry “Innovation for a Smart World” Naples, Italy, September 6-9 2021.
The IEEE Italy Section Women in Engineering Affinity Group organizes its 5th Annual Meeting, which will be held within the IEEE RTSI 2021 – 6th International Forum on Research and Technologies for Society and Industry “Innovation for a Smart World”, in virtual mode due to the persistence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The meeting will be an opportunity to present the Commitment Chart ”WIE.steer2STEM.chart v2.0″, released last year, to IEEE volunteers from other Region 8 countries, sharing the objectives of WIE Italy activities and the actions taken to achieve them.
During the panel session “A broader look: the commitment of EU countries to the WIE mission”, international speakers from different European countries will share experiences and outlooks on the efforts made to promote and support women’s participation in STEM careers.
Following, the poster session GENEVA 2021 (Gender Equality iN rEsearch and innoVAtion) will be held, focusing on the best practices in managing the “gender equality” in funded projects.
Later in the afternoon, members of the “WIE.steer2STEM.chart” promoting committee, WIE, AICA, AEIT, and WWE, will discuss the initiatives and actions carried out during the last year, and pave the way to the future improvement of the Commitment Chart.
Due to the COVID-19 emergency, the conference will take place in virtual mode. Participation in the event is free of charge. Instructions for participation in the virtual meeting are available here.