National SWE


Overview

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is a not-for-profit educational and service organization that empowers women to succeed and advance in the field of engineering and to be recognized for their life-changing contributions as engineers and leaders. SWE is the driving force that establishes engineering as a highly desirable career for women through an exciting array of training and development programs, networking opportunities, scholarships, and outreach and advocacy activities.

Founded

1950

Objectives

Goal 1: Professional excellence – SWE will develop women engineers at all stages of their personal and professional lives.

Goal 2: Globalization – SWE will be recognized as a global, inclusive organization, promoting diversity and inclusion and serving women engineers wherever they are.

Goal 3: Advocacy – SWE will advocate for the inclusion and success of women, present and prospective, in engineering and technology.

Members

Approximately 35,000 individual members which are collegiates and professionals.

Levels

Ten geographic regions are comprised of 300 collegiate member sections and 100 professional member sections.

Connect

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/societywomenengineer

Source: https://swe.org/about-swe/