My Women in Engineering Congress

My Women in Engineering Congress
Event Dates
Starts Ends
18 Oct 2019 at 09:00 am 18 Oct 2019 at 05:00 pm
Venue Details
Bangi, Selangor
Bangi, SGR, MY

Dear IEEE Fellow, Senior Members, Members and Graduate Student Members,

Women In Engineering (WIE) Affinity Group of IEEE Malaysia Section is pleased to inform you that the My WIE Congress 2019 will be organized as follows;

Venue : BV1 Theatre, Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN), Bangi

Date : October 18, 2019 (Friday)

Time : 8.15 am – 1.00 pm

The theme for My WIE Congress 2019 is “How To Succeed in a Male-Dominated Industry : Stories From Real Women Who Have Done ItThe targeted participants are women who are currently working especially in the field of science, engineering and technology, and undergraduate and postgraduate students, especially female students, who will be stepping into the working world one day. This congress will encourage them to be more confident in participating in the STEM workforce after understanding the challenges and opportunities in the workplace, presented by the speakers. The congress will enable participants to be exposed to solutions to future challenges while working in a male-dominated field. The congress is also organized to inspire and motivate more women to stay and pursue their ambition in the STEM field. Networking session during the congress is meant to enhance the networking and communication skills among participants so that they are able to obtain guidance and encouragement.


Speakers :

  1. Dr. Esther Loo(UEM Edgenta Berhad)
  2. Professor Ir Dr. Leong Wai Yie (IET Malaysia & MAHSA University)
  3. Ir Fauziah Ali (PETRONAS-GTS)
  4. Prof. Dr. Zuhaina Zakaria (UiTM)


Time Event
8.15 am – 8.30 am Registration of participants
8.30 am – 8.35 am Opening of Congress by Master of Ceremony
8.35 am – 8.40 am Recitation of Doa
8.40 am – 8.50 am Welcoming Address by Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Rosmiwati Mohd Mokhtar

Chair, IEEE Malaysia Section Women in Engineering

8.50 am – 9.00 am WIE Video Presentation
9.00 am – 9.45 am Keynote Speech 1 by Professor Dr. Zuhaina Zakaria

Director, Centre of Competency & Intellectual Excellence

Institute of Leadership & Development (ILD)

Universiti Teknologi MARA

9.45 am – 10.30 am Keynote Speech 2 by Dr. Esther Loo

Head of Digital Advocate and Knowledge Management,

UEM Edgenta Berhad

10.30 am – 10.45 am Tea Break
10.45 am – 11.30 am Keynote Speech 3 by Professor Ir. Dr. Leong Wai Yie

Vice Chair, IET Malaysia

11.30 am – 12.15 pm Keynote Speech 4 by Ir. Fauziah Ali

Custodian Engineer (Advanced Process Control)


12.15 pm – 12.30 pm Token of Appreciation & Photo Session
12.30 pm – 1.00 pm Lunch and WIE Networking
1.00 pm Program Ends

 *Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

Admission is free, however registration is required. To reserve your seat, please fill up the online form below:

See you there! Thank you.

Best regards,

AP Dr. Suriati Paiman


IEEE WIE Malaysia Chapter 2019

Faculty of Science

Universiti Putra Malaysia

43400 Serdang, Selangor


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