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Challenges and Rewards in Building Diverse IEEE Communities
October 26 @ 5:15 pm - 7:45 pm
Join us to celebrate successes and wins as we highlight how California IEEE organizations are broadening their professional and educational outreach.
Kathleen A. Kramer, Cal Tech PhD, currently professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of San Diego, will be our featured speaker at 6PM to highlight success stories, particularly with San Diego outreach activities such as Expand Your Horizons, FIRST LEGO League and the FIRST Technical Challenge.
Kathleen will be followed a panel of Bay Area and Silicon Valley IEEE leaders, and will discuss with them their challenges and achievements in creating diverse groups and sustaining energy, given the many obstacles over the past 3 years.
Pizza and beverages will be served from 5:15-6PM prior to the event.
5:15 PM-6:00PM – Socializing and Pizza
6:00PM-6:30PM – Speaker – Kathleen Kramer
6:30PM-7:00PM – Panelists/Kathleen Discussion
7:00PM-7:30PM – Q&A
– Leverage success stories to help build excitement among our existing and future leadership
– Identify “Wins” that we can use as models to copy or expand upon
– Discuss the use of metrics regarding successes in different areas such as STEM or member engagement at different entities like Chapters and to show how DEI has helped groups accomplish goals using the Situation-Action-Results (SAR) framework.
– Talk about what worked and what didn’t in various initiatives
Cal State University East Bay, 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd, Hayward, California, United States, 94542, Virtual: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/373315