What is WIM?
WIM stands for “Women in Microwaves” and is the subset of women in engineering working within the field of microwave engineering and typically active within the MTT society.
The mission of IEEE WIE is to facilitate the global recruitment and retention of women in technical disciplines.
Women In Microwaves Panel on Leadership: How to Inspire Change
Tuesday, 24 May 2016; 13.30 - 15.10
Moscone Convention Center, Room 310
The Women In Microwaves (WIM) organization, a subset of the IEEE Women In Engineering (WIE), will present a panel session entitled “Leadership: How to Inspire Change”. The panel will explore and discuss topics useful to all technical professionals who are striving to grow their leadership skills.
· Examples and advice for inspiring change
· What conscious steps can be taken to stand out from your peers
· How diversity helps us avoid becoming stagnant
· How to overcome career roadblocks
· The role that visibility plays in successful leadership
The panel will include women IEEE Fellows that have been recognized by IEEE-MTTS for their technical achievements as well as their leadership abilities. The panel will also include industry leaders from around the world as well as a tech industry leadership coach. The session will allow attendees to hear firsthand how the panelists have become leaders and inspired change within their own organizations, whether their contributions have been in the commercial industry, the defense industry, or academia.
Moderator for the panel will be Keysight Technologies’s Marketing Programs Manager, Kaelly Farnham. Kaelly actively works to inspire and motivate change as a council member on the Keysight Society of Women Engineers Enterprise Program (KSWEEP). She is also communications chair on the their Employee Networking Group, Women in Leadership Development, which provides a forum for women to practice leadership skills, volunteer in the community, and resolve workplace issues related to women.
Women in Microwaves Reception: Tuesday, 24 May 2016: 1800 - 1930
The Women in Microwaves Reception will be held at the View Lounge at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis.