IEEE president Karen Bartleson to share advice to her younger self, Dec. 8

Karen Bartleson, president and chief executive officer of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), will give a talk on campus Dec. 8, titled “Advice I would give my younger self.”

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Karen Bartleson, president of IEEE

Who: IEEE President and CEO Karen Bartleson

What: A presentation titled “Advice I would give my younger self”

When: Friday, Dec. 8, 11 a.m.

Where: Computer Science Building, Room 130

Why: The newly founded local IEEE Young Professionals Affinity Group is sponsoring Bartleson’s visit. She will highlight her journey from graduation to president and CEO.

IEEE is the world’s largest technical organization, focusing on the advancement of technology and its benefit to humanity. IEEE provides a platform for which its groups and societies can work to bolster their careers.

Young Professionals is an IEEE Affinity Group that works to create an environment for students of all disciplines to build their professional capabilities. Young Professionals provides opportunities for students and recent graduates to network with and learn from academic and industry professionals.