IEEE Director Timothy Kurzweg and Women in Engineering Committee Chair Takako Hashimoto have approved the petition to form the IEEE Columbus Section Women In Engineering Affinity Group, approved by the Columbus Executive Committee Section in February and was certified that it had the required amount of qualified signatures.
So the WIE affinity group is now official and budgeted for 2016. First kickoff meeting will be in May. Please check website often for updates (events tab and home tab).
The organizer is Helen Winfrey.