SWE’S History:

The Society of Women Engineers was founded in 1950 and is a non-profit educational service organization of both professional engineers and engineering students. Professional and student chapters such as the UW’s are located throughout the world and membership is open to both women and men.

Learn more about National SWE here.

Grad SWE Mission:

This section of SWE is geared toward the success of female graduate students in science and engineering. We would focus on networking with people from academia as well as industry, getting involved in outreach opportunities, and enhancing skills required to be successful in graduate school.

We Organize:

  • Faculty and Industry mixers.
  • General meetings that feature influential guest speakers (i.e. professors or professionals), information on upcoming engineering events.
  • Community outreach opportunities.
  • Happy hours!