Women in Microwaves (WIM)
What is WIM?
WIM stands for “Women in Microwaves” and is the subset of women in engineering working within the field of microwave engineering and typically active within the MTT society.
The mission of IEEE WIE is to facilitate the global recruitment and retention of women in technical disciplines.
Tuesday, 6 June 2017
Location: Hawai‘i Convention Center, 316C
Organizer: Carolynn Kitamura, IMS2017 WIM Event Chair
Session Chair: Dr. Kavita Goverdhanam
Session Co-Chair: Carolynn Kitamura
Abstract: To highlight the technical contributions of women in microwave engineering, a special session entitled "Women in Defense" will showcase the work of several top women engineers in the United States defense industry and academia. The application of microwave technology in defense is often concealed behind closed doors, but we hope to shed some light on the research being done by these exceptional women engineers.
Speakers (click photos to view bios):
Thursday, 8 June 2017
Location: Hawai‘i Convention Center, 313C
Favorite Inspirational Quote: "Don't be intimidated by what you don't know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else." – Sara Blakely, Founder of Spanx
Favorite Inspirational Quote: "If you love life, life will love you back."
Favorite Inspirational Quote: "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." – Eleanor Roosevelt
Favorite Inspirational Quote: "What would you do if you weren't afraid to fail?"
Favorite Inspirational Quote: "Engineering is too important to be left to men."
Location: Hawai‘i Convention Center, Ala Halawai Concourse
Join us for this networking event to meet other women engineers and win raffle prizes! This is a great opportunity for attendees to connect with the WIM speakers and network with fellow women engineers in the RF and microwave industry. Don't miss this chance to unwind over some food and beverages while soaking in the Hawaiian sunset. Men, if you would like to attend, please don't forget to bring a female friend to this event!
We look forward to seeing you there!