IEEE Women in Engineering Committee Chair-Elect, 2022

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I am Dr. Celia Shahnaz, Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Chair, IEEE Bangladesh Section and founder of WIE Affinity (AG) group of IEEE Bangladesh Section.

With due respect I would like to inform you that I am a candidate for IEEE Women in Engineering Committee Chair-Elect, 2022

My concentration will be to create an intensive relationship with local leadership of all WIE Affinity groups (AGs) organizational units (OUs) so that their need based activities involving multiple OUs and technical society chapters can be designed and implemented.

My vision is to enhance collaboration between WIE AGs and other OUs, such as councils, sections/ subsections, student branches, YP and SIGHT Affinity groups.

The purpose is to enhance member engagement and technical skill development, promote research and innovation, membership growth and retention and ensure recognition in all WIE OUs.

This will also help IEEE WIE leadership to hear the voice of the contributory volunteers from all levels who can be promoted further for future leadership to higher levels of IEEE WIE, Regions and beyond (MGA, TAB, SA, EAB, HAC, NIC, History Committee etc) thus creating a more vibrant and stronger IEEE WIE and increasing the visibility of IEEE WIE 10 leadership globally.

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Celia Shahnaz