Reported by Celia Shahnaz, IEEE PES Women in Power R10 representative
On December 27, 2020, a virtual summit, IEEE PES Women in Power Summit in R10 was held via the Zoom platform. The summit was collocated at 6th IEEE WIECON-ECE (https://wiecon-ece.org/) and attracted many authors of IEEE WIECON-ECE 2020, to know about IEEE PES Women in Power.
The summit was organized by the IEEE PES Women in Power (WiP) Region 10 in collaboration with WIE AG Bangladesh Section, IEEE Bangladesh Section, IEEE Bhubaneswar Subsection, and IEEE WIE AG Bhubaneswar SubSection. WePower, a world bank initiative, was the partner for the summit.
The summit was inaugurated by Dr. Celia Shanaz, PES WiP R10 Representative, Chair, IEEE Bangladesh Section and General Chair, 6th IEEE WIECON-ECE 2020. She motivated the audience to come forward in presenting PES-related projects that they are conducting as part of their thesis. The summit was glorified by the presence of Dr. Ruomei LI, Chair, IEEE PES WIP. She talked about the realization of Life value by female Professionals. The summit witnessed around 38 participants and mentors from India, Bangladesh, Australia, China, and Indonesia in the virtual ZOOM Meeting. Notable contributors were Dr. Renu Sharma, and Dr. Sujata Chakroborty, and some experienced industry experts who mentored the project presenters so that their work can be transformed into products by which they can be deployed to the PES industries. The presenters also learned the industry needs and skills. The session was moderated by Nafisa Tasnim, WiP representative from Bangladesh.