We need to continue to work to close the gender pay gap and not let our tendencies to be 'too nice' get in the way of being paid fairly.
FY18 federal budget includes significant increase for key STEM education program and maintains funding levels for basic research.
Research studies have shown that systemic biases are prevalent in many workplaces, impacting performance evaluations and female advancement.
To advocate for the full inclusion of women in the engineering workforce, SWE held its 2018 Congressional Outreach Days in DC this past March. This story is part of a series of post-event reflections shared by participants.
We are pleased to highlight some of the activities and SWE members who participated in our Congressional Outreach this year. Thank you all for being SWE Advocates!
In addition to their meetings with legislative officials, SWE will be distributing STEM Equity: More Than Just Numbers, a special issue of SWE Magazine.
This week, over 150 members of the Society of Women Engineers and our partners will convene in Washington, DC to meet with elected officials and advocate for policies that support the full inclusion of women engineers in the workforce.
This data will help SWE members meeting with elected officials to highlight the importance of increasing the number of women in engineering and technology.