Hot Topic: WE17 Logistics

Get ready for WE17! Always connecting. Always engineering. https://youtu.be/2XVLjB9QxM8 It may seem like October is forever away but it is never too early to make plans! WE17 is coming up in Austin, TX and we want to see all of you there! First, start by registering for the conference! Collegiates attend for a discounted price. …

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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 …