Women's Faculty Forum launches WiE Excel InitiativePublished Oct 19, 2017
The Women Faculty Forum (WFF) at Texas A&M at Qatar has recently launched the WiE Excel (Women in Engineering Excellence) Initiative. The group targets female engineering students and aims to equip them with the skills they need to obtain meaningful employment in line with their technical skills and succeed and thrive in the workplace. Studies have shown that women who were paired with female mentors were more likely to stay in engineering versus those who were paired with male mentors or no mentors at all. Mentorship programs (peer-mentoring and alumni), specialized training and networking events are planned.