Join Us For These Upcoming February Webinars

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SWE is the world’s largest advocate and catalyst for change for women in engineering and technology. To ensure SWE members reach their full potential as engineers and leaders, the Society offers a variety of professional development opportunities for live and online learning opportunities. Check out these two upcoming webinars in February.

Navigating Unconscious Bias in Academia: Strategies for Progress
February 18, 2020 @ 12 PM CT

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Unconscious bias impacts the success of women in academia from the undergraduate and graduate level to the role of faculty member, researcher and administrator. This webinar will discuss a number of types of bias and their impact, as well as present research-based strategies for successfully navigating around these issues.

By the end of this session, you should be able to:

  1. Define unconscious bias and describe its impact for women faculty in engineering
  2. Identify different types of unconscious bias that women faculty frequently encounter
  3. Identify one or more research-based strategies for navigating around each type of bias to help mitigate impact

Join us for this live web session on Tuesday, February 18 @ 1 PM CT. Click here to learn more about Dr. Jenna Carpenter, the speaker for this webinar.


Collegiate Leadership: What’s Your Leadership Style?
February 27, 2020 @ 2 PM CT

Are you a planner? When taking on class assignments, do you take a mountain-top view or a granular view to problem solving? As a college student, the chances are that you have explored different leadership styles but are unsure which one will suit you in the professional world. As an emerging engineer, it is vital for you to be familiar with diverse methods for leading projects and teams to enable your success and that the success of those around you.

By the end of this session, you should be able to:

  1. Identify various leadership styles to practice and adapt to your own educational and career goals.
  2. Describe self-reflective exercises that you can employ to identify your natural leadership style.
  3. Identify situations in which you can practice leadership as new engineer.

Join us for this live web session on Thursday, February 27, 2020 @ 2 PM CT. Click here to learn more about Alaina G. Levine, the speaker for this webinar.

 

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