This week’sSWE Section is SWE Eastern-Nebraska! Quite the timing on this spotlightas it is our BOT/BOD Installation this week in Omaha. After connecting with the section’srepresentative, Lara, she wrote the followingtestimonial in regards to their excitement surrounding the upcoming installation; also included are SWE Eastern Nebraska’splans for this year.
“FY16 in Eastern Nebraska is off to a fantastic start. Why? We are hosting the SWE Board of Trustee, Board of Directors, and SWE President Colleen Layman_Ñés Installation, tomorrow, July 16th, 2015. We are also planning for a social event on Friday with some of Colleen_Ñés favorite treats; need we to say _ÑÒS_Ñémores_Ñ! This is the first time our Section has hosted a BOT/BOD Installation and we are very excited to highlight our home state and show off _ÑÒBig Red_Ñ hospitality.
In addition to the Installation this year, our Section is planning for a great fiscal yearby coordinatinga Wow! That_Ñés Engineeringevent in October, along with several professional development seminars, joint events with the Collegiate Sections and some section-bonding in the form of rest and relaxationevents like yoga and painting.”
This past March, SWE Eastern Nebraska hosted The Poised for Leadership Workshop with Jo Miller, theCEO of Women’s Leadership Coaching, Inc.This all day event wassponsored by the Society of Women Engineers HQ through a program development grant made possible by a generous donation from the ExxonMobile Foundation.
The Poised for Leadership Workshop was extremely valuable to SWE Eastern Nebraska members whoplanto become leaders in their respective engineering fields. Ms. Miller’s workshop provided our women with the tools needed to further theircareers and accomplish their personal leadership goals.
“Byfocusing our programs on what is truly valuable to ourmembers, we are seeing more involvement from themas well as an increase in membership,” says Lara.
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