Hot Topic: Prepare for the Year Ahead: SWE Member Yolanda Mitchell is Always Connecting … Always Engineering

It's only July but we are already excited for October and WE17! Check out below how one of SWE's member's is living out this year's theme daily!   This year’s theme for WE17 is Always Connecting … Always Engineering. You cannot attend a WE conference without forming connections, and we know that engineering is more than …

Budgets & Banking

Budgets & Ledgers Importance of a budget Keep track of your funds to reduce over- or under-spending Solicit specific event sponsorships instead of generic donations Easier to evaluate the ability to support events, scholarship, etc. Types of SWE budgets Yearly Section/Region/MAL budget (expected) Event Budgets Required for Program Development Grants (PDGs) Recommended for any large …

Treasurer Responsibilities & Transitions

Treasurer Responsibilities Work as a part of your section’s executive leadership to ensure financial assets are tracked and protected Responsible for tracking and protecting all section assets Collect, safely keep, and distribute funds Sign checks / Deposit funds Keep an exact accounting of all receipts and expenditures Prepare and submit the annual section budget Chair …

Apply for SWE Awards!

The SWE Mission and Multicultural Awards are open for nominations! The deadline is June 30, 2017 and late submissions will NOT be accepted. The recipients of these awards will be recognized at the WE17 annual conference in Austin, TX. New this year, any SWE group (defined as any group of Collegiate or Professional SWE members that support the …

SWE Region H President’s Meeting @ Region H Conference

At the Region H President's meeting, the presidents and president-elects of several collegiate SWE sections came together to share successful events, brainstorm ideas, and ask questions. Below are some highlights from the conversation! SWE Best Practices Outreach/Mentorship Went to a middle school across the street and worked with a 5th grade class to do an egg …

WE Local Madison Committee Members

WE Local - Madison Conference Team is looking for committee members to help plan the conference! When: Planning phone calls start in April Conference will be in one of the first weekends of March 2018 What: Seeking 15 committee members for following subcommittees: Awards, Communications, Outreach, Collegiate Poster Competition, Program, Social, Sponsorship, and Volunteer Positions …

Apply for SWE Scholarships

Apply now for Society of Women Engineers' scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year. Collegiates who will be sophomores through Ph.D. candidates can apply online now through February 15, 2017. The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women studying baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. Students …