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WE-TV: Our SWENext Reporter Covers WE17

SWENext Reporter Marie Young has been busy at WE17, the Annual Conference of the Society of Women Engineers, interviewing SWENext winners.

Published On: October 2017

SWENext Reporter Marie Young has been busy at WE17, the Annual Conference of the Society of Women Engineers. She interviewed SWENext Club Winners, the winner of the Constance & Nano Comic Book Challenge, and Ariel Biggs, Invent it. Build it. Master of Ceremony. Watch the videos below!

About Invent it. Build it.

Invent it. Build it. is a hands-on outreach event at the annual conference of the Society of Women Engineers for girls grades 6 through 12 interested in learning about engineering. This weekend in Austin, TX, girls and parents are filling the AustinConvention Center for Invent it. Build it. at WE17, the world’s largest conference for women engineers.

Invent it. Build it. is divided into four parts: the SWE Girls Program, the Parent/Educator Program (PEP), the High School Girls Program and the EXPO. All attendees have the unique opportunity to gain a hands-on engineering learning experience in an effort to encourage young girls with an interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to pursue a career in engineering. It was the first year the program has been extended to include grades 9-12.

About SWENext

SWENext is a way to become part of the Society of Women Engineers as a student through the age of 18. Become part of SWE and #BeThatEngineer! Joining is free.

Families and educators play a key role in the success of SWENexters. The SWENext program offers resources and information for adult advocates as well.

Who can be a SWENexter?

Any student 13 or older may join SWENext. For those younger than 13, a parent will need to be the primary contact.

Students please complete the application to join.

Adult advocates who would like to be on the SWENext mailing list: Please complete the mailing list form.

Who can support a SWENexter?

Families, educators, and SWE members



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