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

April 12, 2017

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.

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