WE20 Virtual Events You Don’t Want to Miss!

The WE20 conference will be unlike any other annual conference in SWE’s history. Below you can learn about some of the special sessions and opportunities for global conference attendees.
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Virtual WE20 Welcomes Participants from 50+ Countries

The WE20 conference will be unlike any other annual conference in SWE’s history. With hours of virtual programming accessible anywhere in the world at any time, WE20 expects to have more participants from outside of the United States than ever before. Below you can learn about some of the special sessions and opportunities for global conference attendees. Mark your calendar to join us!

For descriptions and more details on each of the below sessions, and dozens more, visit the full agenda on the WE20 website.

Pre-Conference Leadership Week | 26-30 October

 

SWE Leadership: Exploring Employer-Based Diversity Within SWE Through Affinity Groups

  • 27 October, pre-recorded available at 9:00 CT 

Self-Care is More than a Spa Day: Preventing Leadership Burnout

  • 28 October, Pre-recorded available at 9:00 CT 

Tackling Global Problems with Local Solutions

  • 29 October, Pre-recorded available at 9:00 CT 

Strategizing your SWE Career Plan

  • 30 October, Pre-recorded available at 9:00 CT 

Conference | 2-13 November

Rapid Resume Review

  • 2 November, 19:00-20:30 CT 

Global Exchange: Engineers Around the World | Register in advance

  • 3 November, 7:30-9:00 CT 

State of Women in Engineering

  • 5 November, 13:45-14:45 CT  

Global Village: Meet and Greet with Global Members

  • 9 November, 9:00-10:00 CT

Diversity & Inclusion Workshop

  • 9 November, 12:00-13:00 CT

Highlights You Don’t Want to Miss

Global Networking Lounge

Throughout the conference, stop by the Global Networking Lounge to meet fellow WE20 attendees. This live chat will be available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, with special live sessions planned throughout the two weeks of conference. Learn more.

Daily Yoga Recharge

After all of the networking, learning and thought-provoking sessions, you’ll want to step back from the screen and stretch. Join the daily yoga sessions to recharge your body along with your mind. Learn more.

Virtual Tour of the SWE Archives

SWE archivist Troy Eller English will guide you on a virtual tour of the Walter P. Reuther Library at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, USA, where SWE’s archives are housed. In addition to sharing some gems from the world-renowned library, Eller English will highlight amazing stories and objects within SWE’s archival collections, from a 1919 survey of women engineering students around America to footage of SWE’s founding meeting, to artifacts that have flown in space with a SWE senior member and Achievement Award recipient. Details will be posted on WE20.swe.org

Special Live SWE Member Sessions

Special Member Meet-up: Mentoring Facilitation Workgroup | Read more and register in advance  

  • 27 October, 19:00 CT 

Special Member Meet-up: Why you should apply for a Program Development Grant | Read more and register in advance

  • 28 October, 19:00 CT

SWE Membership Meeting | Learn more about the current state of the organization from SWE leaders and staff. Join the meeting here, passcode: 795164

  • 30 October, 10:00-11:00 CT

SWE Town Hall | SWE members will have the opportunity to ask questions and share comments. Join the meeting here, passcode: 795164

  • 30 October, 11:00-12:00 CT

Are you involved in a SWE Global Affiliate? If so, the Leadership Coaching Committee is hosting virtual Drop-In Coaching at WE20. A coach can help you come up with practical solutions to affiliate-related challenges. To request a session, sign up for Virtual SWE LCC Drop-In Coaching with a Leadership Coach!

 

Register for WE20 today! 


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