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About the Committee
The Women in Energy Committee (WIN) promotes gender diversity in E&P and creates opportunities for women to enable them to step into leadership roles and pursue their career goals.
The committee comprises up to fifteen members including a chair, deputy chair, advisor and six focus area leads. Members are appointed for up to three-year terms except for the WIN advisor who may serve up to four years on the WIN committee.
Qualifications and Experience
Committee members should have a demonstrated interest in promoting women in leadership roles and encouraging young women to study engineering through their local section or region.
Expected Time Commitment
Based on its global committee membership, the committee meets monthly via conference call. Focus area chairs are expected to also hold monthly teleconferences with their subcommittees. The group has a special session at ATCE, and committee members are encouraged to attend. Individuals striving to join the committee should be prepared to dedicate 20 hours a month to progressing the work of the committee.
Deliverables and Expectations
All committee members shall be active during their tenure helping to progress WIN’s five initiatives. Committee members provide updates to leadership on a monthly basis. Committee members or a delegate participate in monthly teleconferences to provide updates on their activities.
Notification: July 2020
- Attract women into STEM – Leverage Energy4me efforts in high schools, support women in student chapters, focus on women in engineering in college
- Create/market women’s programs in SPE – Build from existing section/region programming
- Promote women leadership in SPE – Nominate for awards, committees, speakers, encourage greater participation in leadership positions at the section, regional and international levels
- Connect women in technical/leadership positions – Connect to women’s networks within companies, connect to other associations/groups
- Promote diversity as an industry goal – Offer leadership training, links to resources including outside resources