The launch of the SEAS Center for Women in Engineering (WiE) featured GW Provost Forrest Maltzman, SEAS Interim Dean Rumana Riffat, and SEAS Center for Women in Engineering Director Shelly Heller. WiE is a landmark program serving as a model to overcome the challenges facing women faculty, staff, students, and alumni in engineering. Our goal is to build confidence and knowledge about technology, expand leadership and tech skills, and to fully leverage technology in support of academic and professional excellence.
The event was held in Lehman Auditorium and feature a keynote presentation by Cecilia Kang, Technology Correspondent for the New York Times. A networking reception closed the event.