IEEE Women In Engineering SB AG Inauguration

The online inauguration of the IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) Student Branch (SB) Affinity Group (AG) of Ahalia School of Engineering and Technology (ASET) was held on 12 June 2020. The function was attended by 61 students and faculty (17 IEEE members, 44 non-IEEE members). The Chief Guest for the occasion was Dr. Mini Ulanat (Chair, IEEE WIE AG Kerala Section). The inauguration started with the welcome speech by Ms. Megha T. R. (Chair, IEEE WIE SB AG) followed by the presidential address by Dr. P. R. Sreemahadevan Pillai (Principal, ASET). In her inaugural address Dr. Mini Ulanat talked about the history of the IEEE WIE AG Kerala Section and the importance of the IEEE WIE AG in Kerala. Following the inaugural function, the Dr. Mini Ulanat delivered a webinar on the topic “Stay Safe Online Amidst the COVID-19 Outbreak”. She spoke about the various ways in which people are being cheated online and gave some suggestions on the precautionary measures we can take. The felicitation was given by Dr. Krishna Kumar Kishor, IEEE SB ASET. He also introduced the IEEE WIE SB AG Executive Committee. The vote of was proposed by Ms. Revathy R. (Treasurer, IEEE WIE SB AG). The webinar was organized by the IEEE SB and the IEEE WIE SB AG of ASET, Palakkad. The session was coordinated by Ms. Megha T. R. (Chair, IEEE WIE SB AG), Ms. Anjana R. (Vice-Chair, IEEE WIE SB AG) and Ms. Revathy R. (Treasurer, IEEE WIE SB AG).