To show that empowering women in engineering and technology and in leadership positions can facilitate relationships between governments, business and people by enhancing the contribution of the engineering dimension into discussions on policies and investment.
To develop and confirm the WFEO position on the new social challenges of participation and leadership of professional women in a sustainable way.
To offer support in mainstreaming the gender dimension in institutional bodies and in the engineering profession at large.
To foster peace, socioeconomic security and sustainable development among all countries of the world, through the promotion of women in engineering and technology.
To empower Women in Engineering and Technology and encourage equal opportunities for professional development and achievement in their profession and in the WFEO members organization.
Contribute and develop guidelines for policy makers so to actually mainstream gender in the technology and engineering fields at international, regional and local levels,
Concretize a Knowledge platform for women engineers in the world so to enhance the social, technical, environmental and economic modernization of our societies through well connected people and recognized role models and women engineers’ achievements,
Contribute to the progress of engineering societies through empowerment of women engineers and boosting their leadership skills so they reach higher positions faster yet keeping a high level of commitment, competency and responsibility towards the society.
Vice-Chair: Yvette Ramos, host country = Switzerland
Deputy Vice-Chair: TBD