October 10, 2023

Exciting event at UW!
The UW Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering is excited to invite you to the second WomXn at the Forefront of ECE Research (WAFERevent at UW! This event aims to cultivate an inclusive environment for participants and speakers alike to share and learn more about research, hear others’ experiences in the field, and ultimately leave the event inspired to pursue a career in ECE or other tech-related fields. Speakers of WAFER include faculty, students, and industry leaders such as Amazon, Boeing, Impinj, Meta, and Microsoft.
11:30 am – 8:00 pm November 7th, 2023
In-person in Electrical and Computer Engineering Building
Lunch, Dinner, Snacks, and Coffee will be provided!
Please RSVP with this link!
Students’ participation is key!­
We would like to invite students who identify as women and/or non-binary, to an opportunity to showcase their research at the student tech talk, poster session, and student panel portion of the event. Please fill out the student interest form by Wednesday, October 18 at noon
Need help with making a research poster?
If you are interested in submitting a poster, a poster prep workshop will be hosted on October 16th at 6pm so you can receive personalized feedback from graduate student mentors before WAFER. Free dinner will be provided! Please fill out this workshop signup form by October 12th at noon if you are interested in participating in the workshop.
Sign up to be a grad student mentor!
We are seeking graduate student mentors who can provide advice on poster drafts made by undergraduate students. Please fill out this grad mentor signup form by October 12th at noon if you are interested in being a mentor.
We can’t wait for you all to join us for this year’s event! Your RSVP is key to planning for food, and your participation is key to our community.