Sheree Wen

About Sheree


After receiving her Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley, Dr. Wen joined IBM. At that time, the IBM sent her around the world to help engineers resolve many critical technology issues and bring the world’s breakthrough mainframe computer to the market. While at IBM, Dr. Wen was awarded a dozen patents and several corporate innovation awards. She was given the Young Scientist of the Year and the Robert Hardy Lansing Gold Medal by AIME, the American Institute of Mining, Petroleum and Materials Engineers.

After twelve years in research and senior management at IBM, Dr. Wen started Wen Technology and WEN LAB USA, companies that developed pace setting electronic products and manufactured computers, monitors, liquid crystal displays, televisions, and other electronic products including private labels for IBM, AT&T, Compaq and Unisys, and others.

Dr. Wen’s companies have been recognized as NASA’s top woman-owned business supplier, Unisys Corporation's exemplary woman-owned business supplier and a Boeing 100% defect-free quality supplier. They received an Administrator’s Excellence awards from the United States Small Business Administration.

 

BenefactionCurrent

United States National Commissioner to UNESCO; the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Culture organizations.

Chair of Advisory Council, UNESCO International Center for Women Artists.

President, the UNESCO Washington State Center.

Chairperson, IEEE Seattle, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers

Currently  she serves on the boards of ;

Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB),  Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF),

University of Washington Library, Columbia Tower Club.

Past Board membership;

Great Minds 2 Young Minds Foundation, Cardinal McCluskey Services, My Sister's Place, White Plains Performing Art Center,

Washington First Robotics, ACT Theater.

Advisory Council; 

Pacific Science  Center,  NY Hall of Science, Downtown Music,  Westchester Children's Association.


Awards and recognition

-Young Scientist of the Year, 1980; the Robert Hardy Lansing Gold Medal awarded by AIME, the American Institute of Mining, Petroleum and Materials Engineers

- IBM Invention Achievement Awards and two IBM Invention awards.

- Top Women supplier – NASA

- United States Small Business Administrator’s Award of Excellence

-  Best Women owned supplier – Unisys Corporation

-  Top three women owned business in NY - NY Times http://www.nytimes.com/1998/05/10/nyregion/women-at-helm-set-a-course-to-the-top.html

-  20th Century Asian professional women – Japan Asahi News

 





        

    






My vocation and

true passion is

to create a better community locally

 and a better world

Please Join Sheree to make Medina ever more Neighborly......

Let's put Residents First

 

Sheree with UNESCO

  Director General,

  the honorable Irina Bokova

 

Sheree with Executive Director

Maria Imperial in front of the foyer of the

 Dr. Sheree Wen Sister's Village,

a resource for job training education, food, and clothing for the YWCA White Plains and Central Westchester's residence facility for 200 low income and homeless women.