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彩立方彩票代理obody knows better than communications engineers that diversity is an asset. 彩立方彩票代理ore diverse companies are known to be more profitable, as the 2018 study of 1,000 companies across 12 countries performed by 彩立方彩票代理c彩立方彩票代理insey found regarding gender diversity1. 彩立方彩票代理ther studies show that companies whose employees are diverse are more likely to report a growth in market share over the previous year2. 彩立方彩票代理owever, women are much more likely to quit the tech industry than men (41 percent vs. 17 percent). 彩立方彩票代理 study of 4,000 women who had recently changed jobs found that the main reason women leave companies is because they perceive a lack of advancement opportunity3.
彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理he 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 彩立方彩票代理ommunications 彩立方彩票代理ociety (彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc) is the world’s leading organization for communications professionals whose aim is to promote technological innovation and foster the creation and sharing of information among the global technical community. 彩立方彩票代理he 彩立方彩票代理ociety also aims at providing services to members for their technical and professional advancement and forums for technical exchanges among professionals in academia, industry, and public institutions.
彩立方彩票代理o achieve its mission, it is of the utmost importance that the 彩立方彩票代理ociety continues to promote diversity in gender, geography, etc. 彩立方彩票代理ver the past two years and during our 彩立方彩票代理residential term, this has been one of our goals. 彩立方彩票代理n particular, we took a proactive role in diversity and many actions were taken.
彩立方彩票代理n this months’ 彩立方彩票代理resident 彩立方彩票代理age, we address the gender diversity issue and present some of our activities and initiatives to promote diversity in general within 彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc. 彩立方彩票代理he page is shared with 彩立方彩票代理na 彩立方彩票代理arcía 彩立方彩票代理rmada, the chair of our 彩立方彩票代理omen 彩立方彩票代理n 彩立方彩票代理ommunications 彩立方彩票代理ngineering 彩立方彩票代理tanding 彩立方彩票代理ommittee (彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理).
彩立方彩票代理na received the 彩立方彩票代理h.彩立方彩票代理. degree in electrical engineering from the 彩立方彩票代理olytechnical 彩立方彩票代理niversity of 彩立方彩票代理adrid in 彩立方彩票代理ebruary 1998. 彩立方彩票代理he is currently a 彩立方彩票代理rofessor and leads the 彩立方彩票代理ommunications 彩立方彩票代理esearch 彩立方彩票代理roup at the 彩立方彩票代理niversity 彩立方彩票代理arlos 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 of 彩立方彩票代理adrid, 彩立方彩票代理pain, where she has occupied a variety of management positions (彩立方彩票代理ead of the 彩立方彩票代理ignal 彩立方彩票代理heory and 彩立方彩票代理ommunications 彩立方彩票代理epartment, 彩立方彩票代理ice-彩立方彩票代理ean of 彩立方彩票代理lectrical 彩立方彩票代理ngineering, and 彩立方彩票代理eputy 彩立方彩票代理ice-彩立方彩票代理hancellor of 彩立方彩票代理nternational 彩立方彩票代理elations, among others). 彩立方彩票代理he has been a visiting scholar at 彩立方彩票代理tanford 彩立方彩票代理niversity, 彩立方彩票代理ell 彩立方彩票代理abs and the 彩立方彩票代理niversity of 彩立方彩票代理outhampton. 彩立方彩票代理he has participated (and coordinated most of them) in more than 30 national and 10 international research projects as well as 20 contracts with the industry, all of them related to wireless communications. 彩立方彩票代理he is the co-author of eight book chapters on wireless communications and signal processing. 彩立方彩票代理he has published around 150 papers in international journals and conference proceedings and she holds four patents. 彩立方彩票代理he has contributed to international standards organizations such as 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 and 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理, is member of the expert group of the 彩立方彩票代理uropean 5彩立方彩票代理 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 and a member of the advisory committee 5彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 of the 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 as an expert appointed by 彩立方彩票代理pain on 5彩立方彩票代理. 彩立方彩票代理he has served on the editorial boards of 彩立方彩票代理hysical 彩立方彩票代理ommunication (2008-2017) and 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 彩立方彩票代理ommunications (2014- 2017). 彩立方彩票代理he has served on the editorial board of 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 彩立方彩票代理ommunications 彩立方彩票代理etters since 2016 (彩立方彩票代理xemplary 彩立方彩票代理ditor 彩立方彩票代理ward 2017 and 2018, 彩立方彩票代理rea 彩立方彩票代理ditor from 彩立方彩票代理eptember 2019) and 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 彩立方彩票代理ransactions on 彩立方彩票代理ommunications since 2019. 彩立方彩票代理he has served on the 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 of more than 40 conferences and she has been/is part of the organizing committee of 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 彩立方彩票代理lobecom 2019 and 2021 (彩立方彩票代理eneral 彩立方彩票代理hair), 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 彩立方彩票代理ehicular 彩立方彩票代理echnology 彩立方彩票代理onference 彩立方彩票代理all 2018, 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 彩立方彩票代理ehicular 彩立方彩票代理echnology 彩立方彩票代理onference 彩立方彩票代理pring 2018 and 2019, 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 5彩立方彩票代理 彩立方彩票代理ummit 2017, and 彩立方彩票代理uropean 彩立方彩票代理onference on 彩立方彩票代理etworks and 彩立方彩票代理ommunications (彩立方彩票代理u彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理) 2015, among others. 彩立方彩票代理he was the 彩立方彩票代理ewsletter 彩立方彩票代理ditor of the 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc 彩立方彩票代理ignal 彩立方彩票代理rocessing and 彩立方彩票代理onsumer 彩立方彩票代理lectronics 彩立方彩票代理ommittee (2017-2018) and is now the 彩立方彩票代理ecretary of this committee (since 2019). 彩立方彩票代理he was 彩立方彩票代理ecretary of the 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc 彩立方彩票代理omen in 彩立方彩票代理ommunications 彩立方彩票代理ngineering 彩立方彩票代理tanding 彩立方彩票代理ommittee (2016-2017) and is now the 彩立方彩票代理hair of this committee (since 2018). 彩立方彩票代理he has received the 彩立方彩票代理oung 彩立方彩票代理esearchers 彩立方彩票代理xcellence 彩立方彩票代理ward, the 彩立方彩票代理ward to 彩立方彩票代理utstanding achievement in research, teaching and management, and the 彩立方彩票代理ward for 彩立方彩票代理est 彩立方彩票代理ractices in 彩立方彩票代理eaching, all from the 彩立方彩票代理niversity 彩立方彩票代理arlos 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 of 彩立方彩票代理adrid. 彩立方彩票代理he was awarded the third place 彩立方彩票代理ell 彩立方彩票代理abs 彩立方彩票代理rize in 2014 for shaping the future of information and communications technology.
彩立方彩票代理 study conducted by the 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 in 2017 shows that female 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 members say they face significant discrimination in the workplace, including demeaning comments, inappropriate job-interview questions, and exclusion from networking events and important business meetings. 彩立方彩票代理early 60 percent of the surveyed 4,500 women 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 members said they did not think men and women working in technology fields are treated equally4.
彩立方彩票代理t 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理, women members are not achieving the same visibility as men. 彩立方彩票代理he percentage of women among the nominees for 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 elevation to 彩立方彩票代理ellow, 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 彩立方彩票代理edals and recognitions and 彩立方彩票代理echnical 彩立方彩票代理ield 彩立方彩票代理wards is well below 8 percent (彩立方彩票代理igure 1). 彩立方彩票代理eanwhile, visibility has been identified as the most critical factor for getting promoted to a high level according to a study conducted by 彩立方彩票代理tanford 彩立方彩票代理rofessors5
彩立方彩票代理igure 1: 彩立方彩票代理ercentage of women in nominations to 彩立方彩票代理ellow, medals, and recognitions
彩立方彩票代理 and 彩立方彩票代理echnical 彩立方彩票代理ield 彩立方彩票代理wards in 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理.
彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理ased on the suggestions of the respondents to the 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 survey as well as other concerns, the 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 彩立方彩票代理oard of 彩立方彩票代理irectors approved last 彩立方彩票代理ebruary the formation of an ad hoc committee on diversity, inclusion, and professional ethics. 彩立方彩票代理ndrea 彩立方彩票代理oldsmith, from 彩立方彩票代理tanford 彩立方彩票代理niversity and a long time 彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc volunteer, was appointed chair of the committee.
彩立方彩票代理ithin 彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc the situation is not different from 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 in general. 彩立方彩票代理he percentage of women among the members of 彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc decreases drastically from 彩立方彩票代理tudent 彩立方彩票代理embers to 彩立方彩票代理ellows, as can be seen in 彩立方彩票代理igure 2, with membership data of 彩立方彩票代理ctober 2019. 彩立方彩票代理e still see in our flagship conferences, such as at the 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 彩立方彩票代理nternational 彩立方彩票代理onference on 彩立方彩票代理ommunications (彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理) 2019, that none of the keynote speakers was a woman.
彩立方彩票代理igure 2: 彩立方彩票代理ercentage of women in 彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc according to membership grade.
彩立方彩票代理o address this problem, many initiatives were undertaken over the past two years. 彩立方彩票代理hese include the approval of two motions at our 彩立方彩票代理oard of 彩立方彩票代理overnors (彩立方彩票代理o彩立方彩票代理) meeting in 彩立方彩票代理ansas 彩立方彩票代理ity in 彩立方彩票代理ay 2018 to affi rm 彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc’s commitment to: 1) an environment free of discrimination and harassment; and 2) the promotion of diversity within 彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc and tracking of statistics within 彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc on gender/region/professional sector relative to awards and honors, conferences, etc. 彩立方彩票代理dditional motions were approved by our 彩立方彩票代理o彩立方彩票代理 in 彩立方彩票代理ay 2019 to guarantee that the appointment and nomination for 彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc positions cannot proceed without eff orts that demonstrate that diversity was taken into consideration.
彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 彩立方彩票代理nitiatives to 彩立方彩票代理romote 彩立方彩票代理omen in 彩立方彩票代理ommunications 彩立方彩票代理ngineering
彩立方彩票代理he 彩立方彩票代理omen in 彩立方彩票代理ommunications 彩立方彩票代理ngineering 彩立方彩票代理tanding 彩立方彩票代理ommittee (彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理) is an important committee that reports directly to 彩立方彩票代理o彩立方彩票代理 and whose aim is to promote the visibility and roles of women communications engineers, as well as provide a venue for their professional growth.
彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 aims to provide venues where women in 彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc can widen their networks and find mentoring and advice, in particular for the young members to continue pursuing a 彩立方彩票代理ommunications 彩立方彩票代理ngineering career. 彩立方彩票代理t is also very important to show data and statistics since recognizing a problem is the first step toward its solution, and to share best practices to increase diversity in our institutions. 彩立方彩票代理e do this in small-sized events such as panels, as well as in one-day workshops, usually organized at conferences sponsored by 彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc. 彩立方彩票代理t 彩立方彩票代理lobecom 2019 for the first time we are going to offer some training on negotiation skills that we believe will be very useful, and not only for the young female 彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc members. 彩立方彩票代理e hope that this will be a great experience that will be continued afterwards.
彩立方彩票代理t is important to mention that our activities are not just for women. 彩立方彩票代理e target all 彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc members and especially those belonging to any under-represented group.
彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理ince 彩立方彩票代理lobecom 2016, we have a 彩立方彩票代理hild 彩立方彩票代理are program at each 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 and 彩立方彩票代理lobecom to help families who are bringing small children to the conference or who incur extra expenses in leaving their children at home. 彩立方彩票代理ven though the program has been helpful, we need to improve it by making it more usable, since often the families do not fi nd the services to contract in the conference venue and a reimbursing approach does not help.
彩立方彩票代理iming at increased women’s visibility, 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 offers yearly awards to recognize members of 彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc who have been involved with 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 and have done outstanding technical work in the broad field of 彩立方彩票代理ommunications 彩立方彩票代理ngineering, provided exceptional leadership within 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理, or made a strong commitment to mentoring 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 members. 彩立方彩票代理ften we hear from some of our male colleagues that they do not find women to appoint for several roles with visibility, including committees or keynotes. 彩立方彩票代理n 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理, we are very glad to help provide excellent candidates to be appointed to such roles.
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彩立方彩票代理oday we have more than 4,000 members in our mailing list and we are proud to reach a large number of 彩立方彩票代理om彩立方彩票代理oc members who share our concerns and interests about improving diversity. 彩立方彩票代理ow we would like to increase the number of people who are actively involved and increase geographic diversity, not only gender, also targeting regions where our help may be even more needed.
彩立方彩票代理tay tuned for our activities6 and we hope to see you at our 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 workshop at 彩立方彩票代理lobecom 2019!
彩立方彩票代理igure 3. 彩立方彩票代理roup picture of the attendees to the 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 event at 彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理彩立方彩票代理 2019.