Global Communications Newsletter (GCN)


IEEE ComSoc Central Texas Joint Chapter Winner of the 2023 Chapter Achievement Award for the NA Region

By Fawzi Behman - Central Texas Austin Chapter Chair, USA

On behalf of ComSoc Central Texas Joint Chapter Leadership, members, and community we wish to express our appreciation and thanks to ComSoc Awards Committee, Ana Garcia, VP Membership Development, and Sherman, President of ComSoc, for the 2023 Chapter Achievement Award (CAA) for North America and received during the Awards and Luncheon ceremony held on December 5th as a part of 2023 IEEE Globecom conference held in Kuala Lampur Dec. 4–8th, 2023. Fawzi Behmann, Chair of CTS ComSoc Joint Chapter, has accepted the CAA on behalf of Chapter Leadership consists of Norma Antunano, Semih Aslan, Daniel Lewis, Nitin Garg, and Francis Scott. This award represents chapter achievement among 95 chapters in North America. Recent awards by the chapter for CAA were in 2021, 2020, 2017 and...


IEEE ComSoc Jordan Chapter: Winner of the 2023 Chapter Achievement Award for the EMEA Region

By Sami Aldalahmeh - IEEE Jordan Section Communications Society Chapter Chair

I must thank our team in the IEEE Jordan Joint ComSoc & SPS Chapter for their extraordinary efforts and commitment. The gratitude is extended to all our members, especially the students, who always play a vital role in the success of our events and activities. To us, the IEEE in general and the ComSoc in particular is a source of inspiration and a great motivation to achieve excellence. In fact, the ComSoc provides the means for that via the Distinguished Lecturer Program, webinars, and the top-notch publications of course.

Driven by that, our main goal has been to add tangible value to our members in the field of communication and signal processing. Fortunately, we’re able to achieve this goal in several ways...


WICE Panel at IEEE LATINCOM 2023: Empowering Women in Technology for Latin America’s Future

By Yessica Sáez - Universidad Tecnológica de Panama, IEEE ComSoc Panama Chapter

The WICE Panel held withing LATINCOM 2023 on November 17, 2023, at Hotel Riu Plaza in Panama City, was a groundbreaking event that illuminated the exceptional contributions of women in the technology sector. The panel, titled, “Spotlighting Women Career Excellence,” featured distinguished speakers who shared their journeys, insights, and expertise, offering a wealth of inspiration and knowledge.

The panelists, representing diverse backgrounds and expertise, showcased the breadth and depth of women’s influence in technology. From Susana Lau’s entrepreneurial journey, to Michele Nogueira’s adventures in STEM, and Muriel Médard’s non-obvious approach to research, each presentation provided unique...