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?
This letter to the editor was published in the EWU newspaper. I’m thrilled to see they are educating such supportive engineers!
Today I’d like to introduce you all to our second Region J SWEFL this year, Anna Knight. Anna was born and raised in Anchorage, AK where she developed her love for the wilderness.She spent most summers growing up with her dad on his commercial fishing boat. When she was a sophomore in high school she helped … More Meet Your FY16 Region Collegiate Team – SWEFLs
I would like to introduce you all to Alyssa Deardorff, this year’s Region Collegiate Representative. Alyssa was born and raised in Seattle. She is a senior at Oregon Tech in Wilsonville pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Renewable Energy Engineering and Systems Engineering. This past summer she worked as a Research Associate in the … More Meet Your FY16 Region Collegiate Team – RCR
Hello Region J! If you haven’t already bought your ticket for WE15 in Nashville, the discounted early bird registration fees expire tomorrow, September 30. So get your tickets ASAP at http://we15.swe.org/ before prices go up!