Women in Engineering, Chicago Chapter

The Women in Engineering (WIE), Chicago Affiliate of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) serves women engineering and computer professionals in the twelve counties of the greater Chicago area. As part of the Chicago Section, the WIE Chapter provides a local interface to the worldwide network of the IEEE. In addition, the WIE organizes technical presentations, social events, and networking opportunities of interest to women engineering professionals.


IEEE Women in Engineering



Monisha Buddha is the Chair of IEEE Women in Engineering for the Chicago Section. In a nutshell, Monisha did her Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and Corporate Finance from Harvard University. Monisha is an Engagement Manager with Amazon and has experience managing multi-million dollar Programs and Projects, advising executives, and entrepreneurs on holistic leadership, encouraging innovation, and building successful teams. She also served as a committee member in the Singapore Chapter for Women and Engineering. Monisha’s interests include biking and Hiking.

Vice Chair:

Vandhana has been working in industrial sales since 2013. She started her career as an environmental technician before she discovered her passion for serving and providing clients with technology to improve their industrial processes. Holding leadership positions in ISA and IEEE, Vandhana is enthusiastic about making an impact and helping as many people as possible benefit from these organizations, professionally and personally. Outside of her work interests, she is passionate about entrepreneurship, running, traveling, meeting new people, animals, volunteering with Rahab’s Daughters, and cooking.