The IEEE WIE Tunisia AG celebrated IEEE Day 2016 on 1st October, 2016. In the morning, a coffee talk about WIE STAR program gathered female and male engineers. The rest of the day was devoted to World Robotics Olympiad WRO Tunisian Qualifications where WIE Tunisia Board served as evaluation committee for several tracks.
Coffee talk about STAR program
IEEE WIE Tunisia AG executive board organized a coffee talk to celebrate the IEEE Day. The meeting gathered female and male members from different Tunisian WIE SAGs. It boosted the leadership and the networking between WIE members. During the meeting, they discussed many topics about the benefits of being WIE member, enlarging the number of WIE members from Tunisia, etc. STAR program was the main topic of interest during the talk. They presented the progress of this program and enumerated the activities and workshops organized during the last period. Following the great success of these past activities, they made a planning of the coming STAR competition.
WRO 2016 Tunisian Qualifications
The IEEE WIE Tunisia AG was a partner of the World Robot Olympiad (WRO) Tunisian Qualifications held on 1st October 2016 at the National Engineering School of Sfax ENIS. WRO Tunisia 2016 aims to promote the development of robotics in Tunisia. It was an occasion to celebrate the IEEE Day 2016. The event began by a technical workshop on designing and developing robots. Then, it was followed by qualifications which involved several teams: Waste Sorting robotics track for junior school (13-15 years) and bowling game for university students (19-25 years).
Female engineers participated not only as organizers but also as juries in several tracks. WRO was an opportunity for Women to ensure her ceaseless capabilities in organizing such important events for the development of our country.