IEC Academic Membership Benefits


The IEC and its members work together to tackle issues of engineering and diversity through programming, working groups and research. By joining the IEC, you are joining a powerful mission to break the cycle of injustice. In addition, your institution gains valuable membership benefits.


Build Personal Relationships

  • Network with colleagues of diverse backgrounds at IEC programs and workshops

  • Gain valuable insight and learn from each other

Gain Visibility

  • Thought leadership opportunities exist with speaking engagements, white papers, networking events, etc.

Educational Opportunities

  • Professional Development for faculty members

  • Executive Advisory Council to steer the programming and working group priorities

  • Working groups focused on tackling solutions to real world issues facing engineering education, research, and service

  • Programming for students and faculty to grow and succeed through educational and industry networking opportunities

Partnership Opportunities

  • Partner with minority-serving institutions for research, co-teaching and specialized programming

  • Broader Impact education

Shape Direction of Workforce Readiness

  • Members have access to working groups, research opportunities, etc.

  • IEC brings the connection to industry through corporate partnerships

Be a Part of the Solution!

  • Break the pattern of social injustice now


For more information on becoming an IEC member, contact:

Kim Simpao
Affiliate Membership Director


Michelle Klein
Sustaining Membership Director

IEC Corporate Members 




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