We're asking SWE members how they've experienced SWE's Core Values of integrity, inclusive environment, mutual support, professional excellence, and trust.
"Imagine being the one-percent of the one percent, as a Latina woman in engineering, I live and breathe diversity every day. Being part of the SWE community for many years has provided me with an open and inclusive environment where I have found career development, mentoring and networking opportunities with other like-minded people. SWE is a global organization that embraces diversity and inclusion. I am very proud to be part of this effort." - Claudia Galván, SWE Professional, Senior Member
Claudia Galván has led software product development at Oracle, Adobe and Microsoft reaching billions of people around the world. In the last few years, she has focused on helping startups in Silicon Valley launch products internationally. Claudia is a community leader empowering women and Latinos in STEM. She is a SWE Region Officer, former president of the Society of Women Engineers in Silicon Valley, former Sr. Director at the Anita Borg Institute, Board Member at Notre Dame High School and mentor at the TechWomen program. She is currently a Doctoral Candidate at Drexel University researching strategies to increase the pipeline of women in STEM. She has been the recipient of many awards including Silicon Valley Women of Influence in 2015.