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Affinity Groups at WE23: What to Know Before You Go!

Find out where and when to find our Affinity Groups at WE23, both in-person in Los Angeles, CA, and virtually!
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We are excited to see many of our Affinity Group members at WE23 both in-person and virtually! This Know Before You Go will highlight important information specific to Affinity Group members and those interested in joining.

Let’s Start with the In-Person Basics

Dates: Oct. 26 – 28, 2023

Affinity Group Room Locations at Los Angeles Convention Center

  • Business and Interests – Room 304A
  • Career Stages – Room 304B
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging – Room 304C

This year the AG rooms will feature numerous sessions on various topics including, presentations, panels, discussions, and more. Here are a few highlighted sessions:

  • Chevron’s Fireside Chat: Exploring the ERG Support Network
    • Friday, Oct. 27, from 2 – 3 p.m. PT, LACC Room 304C
    • Join us for a captivating fireside chat with Nicola Mohan, SWE’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program Manager, where we delve into the heart of Chevron’s ERG Support Network. This unique and intimate conversation provides a rare opportunity to gain insights into the inner workings of Chevron’s Employee Resource Group and its pivotal role in fostering diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Don’t miss this enriching opportunity to engage with our WE23 AG Lounge Sponsor!
  • Affinity Group Open House
    • Friday, Oct. 27, from 3 – 5 p.m. PT, LACC Rooms 304 A, B, C
    • Discover SWE’s 21 Affinity Groups (AGs) at the AG Open House! Join us for this 2-hour event featuring AG leads, members, potential new members, and our AG sponsors. Connect, network, and explore the exciting world of SWE Affinity Groups. Come enjoy delicious refreshments while you mingle!

You can find updated times and all sessions by viewing the WE23 in-person schedule or via the SWE Events mobile app.

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Affinity Groups at WE23: What to Know Before You Go!

Click on to Affinity Groups to view the AG room schedules:

Affinity Groups at WE23: What to Know Before You Go!

Don’t forget to review our WE23 FAQ page to answer any questions you may have. One important note is, as SWE has done in the past, a mix of armed and non-armed security professionals will help monitor doors and checkpoints.

Now Our Virtual Basics

Dates: Oct. 26 – 28, 2023

Virtual Schedule

WE23 will have both live and on-demand virtual sessions. View their schedules below:

Don’t miss:

  • Virtual Meet-Ups
    • Thursday, Oct. 26 – Friday, Oct. 27
    • You can also log into the WE23 virtual conference to check out the meet-ups that are hosted by global ambassadors, committee members, and Affinity Group leaders. These one hour events will provide space to network and ask questions with others, learn more about a SWE group, and exchange ideas around specific topics. View the virtual meetup schedule online.

We encourage you to step out of your comfort zone and make the most of WE23.


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