During the Microwave and Radar week 2020 (Warsaw, Poland), WIE organised a dedicated Women in Microwaves session. The chairs of the event were: Dr. Malgorzata Celuch, QWED (Poland) and Dr. Marzena Olszewska-Placha, QWED (Poland).
Women in Engineering acting at and through QWED! – Since Malgorzata Celuch and Marzena Olszewska-Placha became elected Members of Board of the IEEE Poland Section Women in Engineering Affinity Group earlier this year, QWED has gained new momentum in its diversity actions. Recently, Malgorzata and Marzena organised the first-ever Women in Microwaves Special Session in the framework of the Microwave & Radar Week.
The MRW WiM Session was initiated by Prof. Jozef Modelski, MRW Chair and Past President of IEEE MTT-S. Keynote talks were given remotely by the first and only female presidents of IEEE MTT-S: Past President Prof. Dominique Schreurs (top right of the screen) and President-Elect Prof. Rashaunda Henderson (bottom left of the screen). Dr. Agnieszka Konczykowska, IEEE Fellow (centre bottom of the screen), served as Senior Panelist. On-site support was provided by Prof. Daniel Pasquet (IEEE MTT-S AdCom Member) and Dr. Volker Ziegler (AIRBUS Central R&T, Germany) – both standing in the photo.
Promotion of IEEE WiE and MTT-S continued throughout the Week.