Starting a SWENext Club: How do I do it?

This blog is packed with information on how to start a SWENext club! For a cliffnotes version, check out the numbered points and for more information, see the preceding paragraph! Topics of interest are also bolded for conveniently finding what you might be struggling with most! After surveying our chapters for SWENext interest, the RCT …

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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 a Region H position!

FY18 nominations for the Region H team are now open. The Region H Nominating Committee is accepting applications for the following positions:  Lieutenant Governor Secretary Treasurer Senator Regional Collegiate Representatives (RCRs) Region Collegiate Communication Editor (RCCE) Region Collegiate Senator (RCS) Society Nominating Committee Region Representative Descriptions and qualifications for the positions are available on the …

Trump Campaign’s Response to SWE’s Questions

As a vehicle for greater discussion on issues related to women in engineering and STEM, SWE posed questions to the presidential campaigns of Hillary Clinton, Democrat; Donald Trump, Republican; Dr. Jill Stein, Green Party; and Gary Johnson, Libertarian. Responses were received from the Trump and Clinton campaigns in fall 2016. As a service to our members …

WE16 Region H Meeting Highlights

Governance Update We anticipate regions will be dissolved by the end of FY18. Because of this, the Senate is proposing several amendments that will make the transition smoother (Region Councils Amendment and Collegiate Director Eligibility Amendments). The Treasurer is putting together a Financial Dissolution Task Force to help with dissolution of finances when the regions …

Engineering Round Robin

SWE Illinois has a passion for outreach. Molly McGiles, Abbie Gerth, and Meridan Markowitz have been planning since May for the first outreach event. We are thrilled that today is SWE Illinois’ first large Outreach event of the year: Engineering Round Robin! The theme this year is “Rockin’ Robin”. The girls will go through activities …