The SWE Future Leaders coordination team would like to recognize the 21 SWEFL’s that completed the FY17 SWEFL Program. These collegiates have grown in their leadership skills and had opportunities to meet a variety of SWE global leaders.
Below, we are highlighting SWEFLs that have gone above and beyond their core program requirements.
Melinda (Mindy) Ong - Region B
Mindy is studying Electrical Engineering at California Polytechnic State University (SLO) with anticipated graduation in June 2018. She will be president of the Cal Poly SLO collegiate section in FY18. After completing her degree, she plans to become an analog circuit engineer and continue to stay involved in SWE leadership roles.
Margarita Kovalchuk – Region A
Margarita is studying Civil Engineering at California State University, Sacramento, with anticipated graduation in May 2018. During FY17, she was president of the Sacramento State SWE section. After completing her degree, she plans to pursue Master's and PhD programs to become a faculty member or open her own consulting firm.
Samantha (Sammy) Zellner - Region C
Sammy is studying Materials Science at the University of North Texas with anticipated graduation in May 2018. In her region, she hosted a Presidents’ call and ran the Region C Presidents Facebook page. After completing her degree, she plans to pursue her Master’s and PhD, and work in either the automotive industry or academia.
Amy Franklin - Region F
Amy is majoring in Civil & Environmental Engineering and minoring in Legal Studies at the University of Maine with anticipated graduation in May 2018. During FY17, she was Vice President and will be President of her SWE section in FY18. After completing her undergraduate studies, she is planning on pursuing a graduate degree in Structural Engineering.
Apurva Subramanian - Region I
Apurva is studying Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Colorado in Boulder with anticipated graduation in May 2018. As part of her region goal, she is planning a PEP program for CU Boulder. After completing her degree, she plans on getting her MBA after working for a few years.
All FY17 SWEFL’s
|A||California State University, Sacramento||Margarita Kovalchuk|
|A||Humboldt State University||Terran Hilden|
|B||Cal Poly SLO||Melinda (Mindy) Ong|
|B||Loyola Marymount University||Eileen Choe|
|C||University of North Texas||Samantha (Sammy) Zellner|
|C||University of Texas at Dallas||Naomi Beltrand|
|D||University of South Carolina||Taylor Zedosky|
|D||University of Alabama||Kellie Madson|
|E||Rutgers University||Stephanie Tu|
|E||Syracuse University||Brittany Reed|
|F||University of Maine||Amy Franklin|
|F||Tufts University||Patricia Blumeris|
|G||The University of Akron||Joan Wood|
|G||Penn State University||Elena Gowdy|
|H||Purdue University||Sydney Worthington|
|H||South Dakota School of Mines &Tech||Kristin Darnell|
|I||University of Colorado, Boulder||Apurva Subramanian|
|I||University of Nebraska-Lincoln||Madison (Maddy) Royse|
|Int'l||Koç University||Romi Alsaid|
|J||Western Washington University||Maria Watters|
|J||University of Washington||Aleah Young|
Sarvenaz Myslicki, FY17 SWEFL Coordinator
Alina Ciornii, FY18 SWEFL Coordinator