About Us

IEEE WIE

IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to promoting women engineers and scientists and inspiring girls around the world to follow their academic interests to a career in engineering. The mission of IEEE WIE is to facilitate the global recruitment and retention of women in technical disciplines. IEEE WIE envisions a vibrant community of IEEE women and men collectively using their diverse talents to innovate for the benefit of humanity. IEEE WIE Quebec affinity group is voluntary group which formed for the first time in Quebec section in University Laval.  Purpose of this group is to facilitate the recruitment and retention of women in technical disciplines in Quebec and inspiring girls around in Quebec to follow their academic interests to a career in engineering.

IEEE WIE strives to:

  • Recognize outstanding women in engineering and science.
  • Organize receptions at major technical conferences to enhance networking and to promote membership in WIE;
  • Facilitate the development of programs and activities that promote the entry into and retention of women in engineering programs;

The operation of the IEEE WIE Quebec Section is managed by the Section committee, whose members are elected or appointed . On each of these pages, we introduce a member of the committee who volunteers his or her time and energy to deliver the services that the IEEE WIE Quebec Section provides. On your behalf, we recognize their invaluable contributions.

Chapter President:                  Samira Abbasgholizadeh Rahimi, Biography

Past president of Chapter:      Vacant

Chapter Treasurer:                  Zahra Toony, Biography

Web Designer:                        Somayeh Hesabi, Biography

Chapter Secretary:                  Mona Torabian, Biography

Web Designer:                        Parvin Ramazani, Biography

Chapter Publicity Chair:           Valérie Dorval, Biography