Hello everyone! I know it seems like a long time from now, but We16 is just around the corner! The hotel blocks always fill up FAST, grab yourself a room before they are all gone! The link to the We16 hotel website is here: SWE HOTELS Advertisements
We in Seattle look forward to welcoming Regions A, B, and J to the joint regional conference this weekend! The event schedule can be found here: abj2016_program There are a lot of wonderful sessions planned, be sure to look over the program and plan your schedule before you arrive! That way you won’t miss anything.
Reminder! Region J Collegiate Leadership Team Applications due January 31st! Are you interested in taking your SWE leadership to the next level? Do you want to make a difference in programs for collegiate members or assist in developing the strategic direction of SWE in the Senate? We are looking for more students interested in joining … More Be a Region J Collegiate Leader!
Discounted early-bird registration for the ABJ conference has been extended to January 31st, so make sure to get your registration in soon! The ABJ conference website has been updated with tons of information, you can visit the site here. Also, the hotel block group rate will be ending NEXT MONDAY, January 25th. Visit the Edgewater Hotel website here to … More ABJ Early Registration Extended!
I hope everybody had a great time over the holidays! I am writing to remind you all that the deadline to apply for SWE scholarships is approaching. The application is due February 15th. One application allows you to be considered for 220 different scholarships for women in engineering. Apply! The application can be found HERE.
Don’t forget to apply for Region Awards! The applications are due December 23rd, and our goal is that every section applies for at least one award! Apply using the packet attached below! RegionJ_FY16_AwardsPackage
There is a lot of great stuff going on in our region right now! First, it’s time to start thinking about applying for region awards. If you think your local section deserves recognition for something they’ve worked on this year, apply by filling out the following document: RegionJ_FY16_AwardsPackage Second, the SWE Region J Mentoring Program … More Apply for Region Awards! Get a Mentor!
The ABJ Joint Conference is happening in Seattle, WA this year, from February 18th to 21st! Registration is now open, you can register HERE. I’m looking forward to seeing you all there!
Graduate SWE has put together an amazing list to help us get ready for the conference this week. Take a look at their suggestions, and see you all soon! Have a plan! Download the WE15 App (or look at the conference schedule online –http://we15.swe.org/schedule/ or in the SWE magazine –http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/swe/conference15/#/0), look through all the workshops, and add … More Six Things to Do Before We15! – Advice from the Graduate Community
The New York Times has a compelling argument. In a recent article (which can be read here) they show how our attitudes and culture in the classroom can profoundly effect how many women stick it out through a degree in ECE/CS. What do you think? How can we change our education system to encourage women?