WICE Panel: “Empowering Women in Communications”

At WNCN 2019, Marrakech, Morocco

Date: Tuesday, 16th of April, 9:00 to 10:30.

Mogadorium room


Maria Joao Barros, Eurescom, Germany

Hedaia Ghannam, University College London, UK

Ana García Armada, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain, WICE Chair


Organized by IEEE ComSoc Women in Communications Engineering (WICE) Standing Committee, this panel brought together interesting perspectives on how to encourage and support young women and increase their presence in Communications Engineering, both in the industry and academia.

The panelists shared their own experience as well as the initiatives of their respective organizations.

Stefano Galli, IEEE Fellow Committee Chair presented some statistics and views on “Women Elevation in IEEE”, see slides here.

More information in the conference web: https://wcnc2019.ieee-wcnc.org/special-events#se2