The Society of Women Engineers (SWE), a not-for-profit educational and service organization empowering women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, visited the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, Karen Horting, CAE, SWE Executive Director & CEO, accompanied by about 50 SWE members and leaders, rang the Opening Bell.
The video below played in Times Square.
About the Society of Women Engineers
The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is the world’s largest advocate and catalyst for change for women in engineering and technology. With over 40,000 members globally, the not-for-profit educational and service organization is the driving force that establishes engineering as a highly desirable career aspiration for women. SWE is one of the largest providers of scholarships to women and hosts the world’s largest career fair for females in engineering.
To ensure SWE members reach their full potential as engineers and leaders, the Society offers unique opportunities to network, provides professional development, shapes public policy and provides recognition for the life-changing contributions and achievements of women engineers. As a champion of diversity, SWE empowers women to succeed and advance in their personal and professional lives.
For more than six decades, SWE has given women engineers a unique place and voice within the engineering industry. SWE is centered around a passion for its members' success and continues to evolve with the challenges and opportunities reflected in today's exciting engineering and technology specialties.
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