ASEE Women in Engineering


ASEE Mission: The American Society for Engineering Education is committed to furthering education in engineering and engineering technology. This mission is accomplished by promoting excellence in instruction, research, public service, and practice; exercising worldwide leadership; fostering the technological education of society; and providing quality products and services to members. The Society seeks to encourage local, national, and international communication and collaboration; influence corporate and government policies and involvement; promote professional interaction and lifelong learning; utilize effectively the Society's human and other resources; recognize outstanding contributions of individuals and organizations; encourage youth to pursue studies and careers in engineering and engineering technology; and influence the recruitment and retention of young faculty and underrepresented groups.

ASEE Vision Statement: ASEE will serve as the premier multidisciplinary society for individuals and organizations committed to advancing excellence in all aspects of engineering and engineering technology education.

To realize its vision, ASEE will:

  • Enhance services to its members
  • Work with educational institutions and industry to improve engineering education and promote faculty development
  • Facilitate productive collaborations among industry, academe, and government
  • Increase the participation and success of underrepresented groups in the engineering profession
  • Promote the value of the engineering profession to society
  • Increase membership in ASEE in order to more completely serve the engineering and engineering technology enterprise
  • Facilitate international cooperation in matters pertaining to engineering education.

WIED Mission: This division works to increase the participation of women at all levels of engineering education and the profession. The division is concerned with programs to improve preparation, recruitment and retention of women students at undergraduate and graduate levels in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, (STEM) fields, with the need to increase the number of women STEM faculty, and with the re-entry of women into the profession. The division sponsors sessions at the ASEE Annual Conference and administers the WIED Awards.

WIED Vision Statement: WIED will serve as the premier multidisciplinary division for individuals and organizations committed to supporting the recruitment, retention, and advancement of women in engineering and engineering technology education.

To realize its vision, WIED will:

  • Enhance services to its members
  • Work with educational institutions and industry to improve engineering and engineering technology education for women and promote faculty development
  • Provide information and research on women in engineering educational initiatives
  • Facilitate productive collaborations in matters pertaining to women in engineering education
  • Promote the value of gender diversity within the engineering profession and the value of the engineering profession to women in order to increase their participation and success
  • Increase membership in WIED and serve as an advocate for making women a priority within ASEE, or order to more completely promote their success.
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