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What is SWE?. Society of Women Engineers Rice University Section August 30, 2012. Officers. Faculty Advisor: Dr. Bayazitoglu SWE Liaison: Ann Hightower Co-Presidents: Yimin Luo and Priya Rao Vice President: Stephanie Tzouanas Treasurer: Ghazal Amar Secretary: Katie Specht

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What is swe

What is SWE?

Society of Women Engineers

Rice University Section

August 30, 2012


Officers
Officers

  • Faculty Advisor: Dr. Bayazitoglu

  • SWE Liaison: Ann Hightower

  • Co-Presidents: Yimin Luo and Priya Rao

  • Vice President: Stephanie Tzouanas

  • Treasurer: Ghazal Amar

  • Secretary: Katie Specht

  • Outreach Coordinator: Reyna Zhang

  • Mentorship Chair: Sophie Chang

  • Historian: Heaven Chen

  • Webmaster: Cathy Zhang

  • Publicity: Leslie Nguyen


Society of women engineers
Society of Women Engineers

Founded in 1950, 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, outreach and advocacy activities, and much more.


What about swe at rice
What about SWE at Rice?

Career

Mentoring

Outreach


National conference
National Conference

  • Nov 8 – 10, Houston, TX

  • Great opportunity for those looking for:

    • Jobs/internships

    • Graduate schools

    • Advice for life options

  • SWE sponsor: Juniors and Seniors

  • Register by Oct 12, 2012 to get discount for registration fee ($80 versus $120 on site)

  • Must first become SWE member ($20)

  • For future: participation points


Career opportunities
Career Opportunities

  • Professional development workshops

  • Corporate information sessions

  • Summer internships panel

  • Networking

  • Resume book

    • Provided to companies specifically seeking SWE members

    • Use Center for Career Development (CCD) as a resource

    • Send resume to [email protected] by 9/14


Mentoring
Mentoring

  • One of the most popular programs Rice SWE offers

  • Pair up Rice undergraduate engineers with professional engineers/graduate students

  • Sign-up sheet/email [email protected] by Sept. 6th, 2012


Outreach
Outreach

  • Sally Ride Science Festival

  • Girl Scout Day

  • More opportunities!

    We need your help!

    (Participation point for future conference sponsorship)


Upcoming events
Upcoming Events

Sept. 5th 6-7pm

BP Info Session

Sept. 11th

Rice Career Fair

Sept. 26th

Schlumberger Info Session


Contact us
Contact Us!

  • Website: http://swe.rice.edu

  • Sign up for the listserv if you haven’t already!

  • Yimin: [email protected]

  • Priya: [email protected]


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