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IEEE Power & Energy Society Touts the Success of First Annual Women in Power Conference in New Delhi, India

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IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated
to advancing technology for humanity, today announced the success of the
IEEE Power & Energy (PES) Women in Power (WiP) First Annual Conference
in New Delhi, India—attracting more than 100 participants, including
students, educators, industry professionals and more.

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Pictured: Members of IEEE PES WiP, conference dignitaries and attendees. (Photo: Business Wire)

Pictured: Members of IEEE PES WiP, conference dignitaries and attendees. (Photo: Business Wire)

The goal of the conference series is to provide women in the power
industry and academia key insights into today's energy trends. As part
of the IEEE PES "More Power to the Future" initiative, IEEE PES WiP is
encouraging everyone to participate in its conferences to gain an
understanding of the fundamental science literature, qualitative
reasoning, and the changes that are affecting the power industry today.
In addition to the focus on power and technology, the event series
offers attendees insights on professional and personal development.

"The conference program includes a keynote address, panel sessions,
global speaker sessions and networking sessions to empower more women in
leadership positions in the energy industry. The conference also fosters
careers, connections and talent to harness the creativity, innovation,
and diversity necessary to lead the world forward," said Sainab
Ninalowo, chair of IEEE PES WiP and Smart Grid Engineer in the Smart
Grid and Technology Group at ComEd. "Our first conference took place on
11-12 March 2017 at the India Habitat Center in New Delhi, India. The
event began with a traditional Indian opening ceremony, opening remarks
from the planning committee, and an interactive session on ‘Defining
Your Impact as a Leader.' The local organizing committee, combined with
the support of the IEEE PES-IAS Delhi Chapter and the IEEE Delhi
Section, helped make this conference truly remarkable and exceeded our
expectations."

For more information on IEEE PES WiP, its annual conference series, and
to join its more than 900 global members, visit http://www.pes-women-in-power.org.

To learn more about IEEE PES, visit us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ieeepes,
follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/ieee_pes,
connect with us on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/groups/IEEE-Power-Energy-Society-3792736.

About IEEE Power & Energy Society

The IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) is the leading provider of
scientific and engineering information on electric power & energy for
the betterment of society and a trusted resource dedicated to the
technical, informational, networking and professional development needs
of its members. With over 37,000 members around the globe representing
every facet of the electric power and energy industry, PES is at the
forefront of the rapidly changing technological advancements that impact
everyone's future. PES celebrated its 125th year of service in 2009.
Additional information on IEEE PES can be found at: http://www.ieee-pes.org.

About IEEE

IEEE is the largest technical professional organization dedicated to
advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. Through its highly
cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional
and educational activities, IEEE is the trusted voice in a wide variety
of areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers, and
telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power, and
consumer electronics. Learn more at http://www.ieee.org.

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