Welcome to the WIEA2012 Website

The Workshop on Women in Industrial Engineering Academia U.S.-Turkey and Eastern Mediterranean is going to be held in Istanbul, Turkey on May 30, 31 and June 1, 2012. The workshop will articulate and share best practices for initiating, funding, sustaining and growing international collaborations for both research and for education. It will also address empowerment for career advancement and leadership.

The workshop will span three days and involve U.S. academics and participants from Turkey and other Eastern Mediterranean countries. Letters of support from institutions in the U.S., Turkey, Egypt, Iraq, Israel, Kuwait and Lebanon have been secured. Participants will range from doctoral students intent on academic careers through senior full professors with administrative roles.


  • The December 2012 edition of the IE Magazine featured an article on WIEA 2012!
  • The Post Workshop Report is now available!
  • New pictures have been uploaded!
  • The first set of pictures is available! More pictures will be uploaded soon!

Hosted by

Kadir Has University, Istanbul Turkey


The workshop is organized by


With Sponsorship by the U.S. National Science Foundation: "Workshop: Empowering Women in Industrial Engineering Academia International Collaborations for Research and Education," National Science Foundation, #OISE-1042980