The Power of Diversity: Challenges and Best Practices in the IEEE Regions
As part of the IEEE PES GM, Women in Power hosted a session on July 19, 2023 entitled “The
Power of Diversity: Challenges and Best Practices in the IEEE Regions.” The panel was
moderated by Dr. Dana Al-Qadi, Vice Chair of Women in Power and featured perspectives from a
number of IEEE leadership and WiP chapter leads. Speakers included Dr. Julio Romero Aguero,
VP of Chapters & Membership, Dr. Ruomei Li, former WiP chair, Ms Khayakazi Dioka (video),
IEEE PES WIP Chairand Dr. Jessica Bian, IEEE PES president. Additional speakers featured Dr.
Lina He, representing Region 4, Dr. Selma Awadallah representing Region 8, and Xiaoru Wang,
representing Region 10. Each speaker discussed priorities around diversifying membership and
participation in WiP and IEEE more broadly as well as strategies that have been successful
in doing so.
WIP Technical Session in PES GM2023, Orlando
was attended by prominent figures including Jessica Bian, President of IEEE PES; Julio
Romero Aguero, Vice President of IEEE PES; Wayne Bishop, Vice Chair of IEEE PES; Yilu Liu,
Deputy Director of DOE/NSF Engineering Research Center (CURENT); John McDonald, former
President of IEEE PES; Shay Bahramirad, President-Elect of IEEE PES; Johanna Mathieu,
Professor at the University of Michigan; Veronika Rabl, Vice Chair of IEEE-USA Energy Policy
Committee; and Dana AI-Qadi, Representative of IEEE PES WIP R5.
China Electric Power Research Journals Center Co-construction with Campus Activities was
Successfully Held in Wuhan University of Technology
Electric Power Research Journals Center Co-construction with Campus Activities was
successfully held in the School of Automation, Wuhan University of Technology on June 30st,
2023. It was organized by the editorial department of 《High Voltage Engineering》 and
《High Voltage》 of China Electric Power Research Journals Center and sponsored by IEEE PES
China Chapter Council Women in Power (IEEE PCCC WiP) and IEEE PES Wuhan Chapter. Dr. Zheng
Xiao, editorial director of 《High Voltage》 and deputy director of 《High Voltage
Engineering》, and 3 other senior experts, Ms. Qiuping He, Ms. Yangyang Yu and Ms. Zifeng
Cheng, from the editorial department delivered several lectures on paper writing skills for
teachers and students on campus. Postgraduate students and some undergraduate students
participated in the lecture, which lasted nearly 3 hours, and the atmosphere of on-site
discussion was heated.
IEEE PES DAY of 2023——WiP in powering a climate safer future
DAY of 2023 Forum, with topic on WIP in Powering a Climate Safer Future, was successfully
held on April 16, 2023 at SEEE Building in Huazhong University of Science and Technology,
Wuhan, China. This forum was guided by IEEE PES China Chapter Countcil (PCCC), organized by
IEEE PES WIP and IEEE PES Wuhan Chapter and co-organized by School of Electrical
Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.