WiSe Week 2020 September 28 - October 2

The IEEE Gujarat Section Sensors Council Chapter in collaboration with WIE AG IEEE Gujarat Section is privileged to announce "WiSe Week". This 5-day event aims to promote women sensing technology, in particular, and in STEM. These interactive sessions are to provide an opportunity to create communities for facilitating knowledge sharing and offering support for women in sensors.

WiSe is an acronym for Women in Sensors (WiSe) of the IEEE Sensors Council. Learn more about the WiSE initiative and how to get involved on our website.

Register for the event here. Learn more about WiSe Week here.

Agenda and Programming

September 28 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM EST

"How to Write a Technical Paper"
Professor Gaurav Sharma
University of Rochester, USA

September 29 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM EST

"Understanding the Ecosystem to Promote Women with Equal Opportunity"
Dr. Helen Mulvana Chancellor’s Fellow (Senior Lecturer), University of Strathclyde; IEEE UFFC Society UK & Web EiC
Dr. Jill I. Gostin Principal Research Scientist, Georgia Tech Research Institute; USA and IEEE Region 3 Director
Dr. Nazanin Bassiri-Gharb Professor, George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology; IEEE UFFC Society USA & Immediate Past President
Dr. Sinead O'Keeffe University of Limerick, Ireland; IEEE Sensors Council WiSE Chair
Dr. Zeynep Celik-Butler Professor, University of Texas, Arlington; IEEE Sensors Sensors USA and VP Financial Council

September 30
Session 1 | 5:30 AM - 6:15 AM EST

"Marketing Skills"
Dr. Anita Basalingappa
Professor in Marketing and Chairperson – Online Programs, MICA, Ahmedabad, India

Session 2 | 7:30 AM - 8:15 AM EST

"Leadership Skills"
Ms. Sonali Dubey
Portfolio Leader for Performance Management, Rewards, Recognition & Engagement, Pernod Ricard, Gurugram, India

October 1 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM EST  |  Tutorial

"Deep Learning Techniques for Sensors Based Services"
Mr. Tushar Gadhiya, Ph.D.
Researcher, DA-IICT, Gandhinagar, India

October 2
Session 1 | 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM EST  |  Educational Workshop

"DIY Using Sensors Boards"
Mr. Abhishek Jani
DA-IICT, Gandhinagar, India

Session 2 | TBA

Quiz, Slogan Contest, and Valedictory

View the full agenda and program details here.

All these highly interactive sessions are designed to foster discussions, networking, collaboration, knowledge sharing, fun, and above all sensitizing the attendees for Women in Sensors. The whole organizing Committee is committed to offering you an exclusive experience. We look forward to seeing you virtually!

Contact Foram Rajdev ( for all questions.