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Society of Women Engineers

Video: An Introduction to SWE

SWE helps women succeed in engineering and technology. We are the driving force that establishes engineering as a highly desirable career for women.

Published On: December 2016

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) helps women succeed in engineering and technology. Founded in 1950, SWE is the driving force that establishes engineering as a highly desirable career for women. SWE empowers women to: succeed and advance as engineers and leaders. SWE empowers technical women to receive the recognition and credit for their life-changing contributions and achievements. Learn more at swe.org.

SWE offers:

  • 36,000+ women and men
  • 300+ collegiate sections
  • 100+ professional sections
  • International affiliates
  • 11,700 Annual Conference attendees
  • Members in over 60 countries
  • A diversity of benefits to create a diverse workforce
  • A network of peers, mentors and colleagues
  • Hundreds of professional development resources
  • Local, regional, and global conferences and events
  • Award-winning publications
  • Outreach programs that encourage girls to become engineers
  • Awards and recognition programs
  • Scholarships
  • Advocacy
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