May 3, 2001
The new Women in ECE organization held their first annual dinner on May 3 to honor women in the ECE Department graduating with their B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in August, December, and May. Approximately 70 students, faculty, and staff, gathered in the Singleton Room, Roberts Hall to celebrate the success of their colleagues.
Guest speaker Mary Lou Soffa, Professor of Computer Science at the University of Pittsburgh, Recipient of the 1999 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mentoring in Science, Mathematics and Engineering, discussed "Opening Doors" through mentoring women in science and engineering.
Women in ECE is an organization for the professional development of women students and alumni in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. For more information, visit http://www.ece.cmu.edu/~winece/.