SWE National Conference in Houston!

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Hey everyone! So this week I’d like to blog about something that happened 2 weeks ago, but didn’t blog about last week since that was our themed blog week about majors. (By the way, if you haven’t checked out my blog about Industrial & Systems Engineering, do it!) SWE National Conference is a three day conference of workshops, career fairs, …

SWE’s Professional Development Night!

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The reason the Society of Women Engineers is one of the best orgs on campus (not biased at all) is that not only do you make some of your closest friends through our social gatherings (see Caitlin‘s post on our semesterly member’s retreat, the yacht party), but there are TONS of opportunities to gain professional and corporate experience. Last week …

SWE Members Retreat

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Hey everyone, This weekend, the Society of Women Engineers had their semi-annual members retreat. But this year we decided to change up what we did for the retreat.  We (the executive board) decided it would be fun to have our members retreat on a yacht! It was so much fun! The yacht was three stories with a deck and a dance floor. …

Evening with Industry: SWE Career Saga

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This past Wednesday, me and my committee of 5 other women engineers who comprise the Corporate Affairs Committee of the Society of Women Engineers put on the biggest event of the year for our club, Evening with Industry. The event was held at Town and Gown.\ We spent weeks preparing for this event, booking the location, signing contacts, registering 16 …

Chicago! Exploring the city and the SWE National Conference

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This past weekend I left LA for Chicago to attend the SWE National Conference, WE11, with the Officers Council of the USC Chapter of the Society of Women Engineers, which includes fellow VSA Emily. Not only did I have an excellent time at the conference meeting with and learning from fellow women engineers, but I had a blast exploring Chicago on …

SWE Officers LA Live Dinner

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  One activity that I’m heavily involved in is the Society of Women Engineers (SWE).  This year I am on the Corporate Affairs Committee.  My committee basically organizes and plans all of the corporate events that SWE puts on for the year.  Earlier this semester, the officer council went on a retreat toSan Diego.  This retreat was mainly a way …

SWE National Conference in Orlando!

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Every Spring, the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) holds a Regional Conference for each university’s SWE section to meet up with fellow SWE members in the same area. During the Fall, SWE hosts a National Conference at a chosen location to bring together the entire SWE population in the US under a single roof to network, mingle, chit chat and …

Memories: the SWE Regional Conference

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In January 2010, the Spring semester of my sophomore year had just begun and I decided to get more involved with the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), beyond being a regular member. So I applied for the Regional Conference Scholarship — which would take a group of about ten female engineers to Phoenix, Arizona, to meet with SWE members from …