Women in Electrical and Computer Engineering (WECE) was established in Fall 2004 by a group of five women, consisting of both undergraduate and graduate students. The initial objective of WECE was to create a community within the ECE department at Georgia Tech where women could seek friendship, support, and advice regarding their academic, professional, and personal life.
Our goal is for every girl who decides to major in ECE to graduate ECE. This is why WECE aims to provide every member with ample resources, advice, and mentors to help navigate Tech’s particularly tricky engineering classes. At the beginning of every semester, WECE holds a comprehensive Tech Survival Workshop. Unsure what class or professor to take next semester? Want to meet lifelong study buddies? Come to a WECE meeting and join the community of intelligent and driven future electrical and computer engineers.
An ECE degree from Georgia Tech is very well respected in the job market, but still the search for a job can be daunting. WECE is here to help every step of the way. From interview workshops to resume writing, we aim to equip every woman in ECE with what she needs to get the job she wants. Not only does WECE help find full-time positions for graduating members, but also is here to help find internships, research opportunities and co-ops. Our many corporate-sponsored events are the best way to learn about and introduce yourself to prestigious companies, making you stand out when you’re ready to find another opportunity outside of Tech. Don’t miss out on the invaluable experiences participating in the workforce allows!
Even engineers need a break sometimes! We take great pride in our social calendar which gives members the opportunity to meet new friends with similar interests as them. Our events are always fun and provide a relaxed environment to build meaningful relationships within WECE. We love collaborating with other organizations at Tech, such as IEEE and other women’s societies, to broaden our network even further. Check out our calendar to see what is coming soon!
Do you remember the day you decided you wanted to be an engineer? We do too and want to share that same “spark” with other young women. It is no secret that there is a serious lack of women in engineering, especially in ECE. That is why WECE develops programs to try to introduce girls to ECE and capture their imagination through activities that make engineering real and interesting. We reach out to girls of all ages from elementary Girl Scout troops to local high school physics classes.