Diversity & Inclusion

Mission

The mission of the Systems Council Diversity & Inclusion Committee is to bring awareness of the importance of diversity and inclusion to all operating units, conferences, nominations, awards, and recognitions within IEEE Systems Council activities.

IEEE Diversity Statement 

IEEE’s mission to foster technological innovation and excellence to benefit humanity requires the talents and perspectives of people with different personal, cultural, and disciplinary backgrounds. IEEE is committed to advancing diversity in the technical profession, and to promoting an inclusive and equitable culture that welcomes, engages, and rewards all who contribute to the field, without regard to race, religion, gender, disability, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Learn more.

Diversity & Inclusion Committee Chair

Bozenna Pasik-Duncan

Professor
University of Kansas, Lawrence
United States
5 (Southwestern U.S.)

Diversity & Inclusion Committee

The committee welcomes all who are interested in making important contributions to diversity and inclusion. Please contact the D&I Chair if you are interested in becoming more involved. 

Amir G. Aghdam

Concordia University
Canada
7 (Canada)

Representing CSS in CS 

Afef Fekih

University of Louisiana at Lafayette
United States
5 (Southwestern U.S.)

Representing CSS and CSS Women in Control (WIC)

Prasanta Ghosh

Professor
Syracuse University
United States
1 (Northeastern U.S.)

Representing SSIT in SYSC

Holly Handley

Old Dominion University
United States
2 (Eastern U.S.)

Representing CS Women in Systems Engineering (WISE) and in IEEE WIE


 

Iven Mareels

IBM Australia/New Zealand
Australia
10 (Asia and Pacific)

Representing CSS and SSIT 

Ramalatha Marimuthu

iExplore Foundation for Sustainability Development
India
10 (Asia and Pacific)

Representing CS in IEEE WIE and SSIT WIE

Bozenna Pasik-Duncan

Professor
University of Kansas, Lawrence
United States
5 (Southwestern U.S.)

Representing CSS in SSIT and SSIT in SYSC and WIC, WISE, SSIT WIE and in IEEE WIE and SYSC in IEEE TAB Committee on DI