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Welcome Meeting Fall 2012. August 28 th , 2012. Mission. Our mission is to: stimulate women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders expand the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life demonstrate the value of diversity.

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welcome meeting fall 2012

Welcome MeetingFall 2012

August 28th, 2012


Our mission is to:

stimulate women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders

expand the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life

demonstrate the value of diversity

introduction of executive board
Introduction Of Executive Board

VP of Administration

VP of Industry Relations

VP of Membership

VP of Campus Relations

VP of Outreach



vp of admin cheyenne cazaubon
VP of Admin: Cheyenne Cazaubon

About Me:

2nd Year Industrial Engineering Student

Hometown: Douglassville, PA

Role in SWE:

Organizing Regional and National Conference, overseeing Holiday Dinner, Awards Banquet, Drop Day Breakfast, and Study Breaks

Greatest SWE Benefit: Leadership opportunities and development

Contact me at swevpadmin@gmail.com

SWE Office Hours: TR 2:30-3:30

vp of industry relations rebecca janezic
VP of Industry Relations: Rebecca Janezic
  • About Me:
    • 4th year Industrial Engineering Student
    • Interests: salsa, dancing & traveling
  • Role in SWE:
    • Increase corporate sponsorship
    • Maintain professional correspondence with company representatives
    • Work to creatively market to new companies which interest SWE members
  • Always open to new ideas regarding company relations
  • Contact me at sweindustryrelations@gmail.com
      • Office Hours every Tuesday 7:30-8:30pm
vp of membership liana cipolla
VP of Membership: Liana Cipolla

About Me:

2nd year Biomedical Engineering Student

Hometown: Pleasanton, California

Role in SWE:

Oversee Tea with the Dean, Mentoring Program, and Social Activities

Responsible for SWE Points and Member Activities

Contact me at swevpmembership@gmail.com

Office Hours: M 1-2

vp of campus relations lizzie kornegay
VP of Campus Relations: Lizzie Kornegay
  • About Me:
    • 3rd year Environmental Engineering Student
    • Hometown: Thomasville, GA
  • Role in SWE:
    • Coordinate campus activities and collaborations with other organizations
    • Oversee Engineers Ball and Community Service and Charity
  • Contact me at swecampus@gmail.com
    • Office Hours: TR 12-1
vp of outreach aline graves
VP of Outreach: Aline Graves
  • About Me:
    • 5th year Chemical Engineering Student
    • Hometown: Syracuse, New York
  • Role in SWE:
    • Oversee and coordinate Middle School, High School, and Girl Scout Outreach
    • Oversee Little SWE
  • Contact me at swevpoutreach@gmail.com
    • Office Hours: Monday 11-12, Thursday 11-12
treasurer rashi goel
Treasurer: Rashi Goel
  • About Me:
    • 4th year Environmental Engineering Student
    • Hometown: Snellville, GA
  • Role in SWE:
    • Manage finances and budget
    • Handle reimbursements
  • Contact me at swetreasurer@gmail.com
    • Office Hours: MW 11-12
secretary katie squire
Secretary: Katie Squire
  • About Me:
    • 2nd year Aerospace Engineering Student
    • Hometown: Sarasota, Florida
  • Role in SWE:
    • Publish weekly announcements
    • Oversee Historians, Webmasters, and Publicity Chairs
    • Maintain Facebook page
  • Contact me at gtswesecretary@gmail.com
    • Office Hours: …
benefits of swe
Benefits of SWE

Professional Seminars

Member Meetings

Free Tuesday Dinner!

Trips to National and Regional Conference

Outreach and social SWEster events

38 leadership roles

10 open for applications!

National and Georgia Tech SWE Scholarships

SWE points and freebies!

A network of women to learn from and a new group of great friends

…along with a ton of great events!

upcoming events and programs
Upcoming Events and Programs

Tea with the Dean: September 6th

SHPE Career Forum: September 8th

Chair Applications Due: September 13th

National Conference Applications Due: September 13th

Lunch (Antico’s!) with Schlumberger/Essay Contest: September 20th

Chair Meeting: September 23rd

Drop Day Breakfast: October 12th

swe points
SWE Points
  • Earn by attending weekly meetings, holding leadership positions, coming to social events, and volunteering at outreach events
  • Get priority for scholarships, conference, prizes each month (SWE Star of the Month)
  • Breakdown:
    • Execs: 5 Points
    • Chairs: 3 Points
    • SWE Star: 1 Point
    • Tuesday Meetings: 1 Point
    • Outreach Events: 1 Point/Hour, up to 4
    • Social Events: 1 Point
    • Updates on SWE website!
mentoring program
Mentoring Program
  • Structure
  • Upcoming Events:
    • TBA: Ice Cream Social/ “Ask Anything” Panel
    • September 13: Meet and Greet
    • September 14: Pairs Documents Sent
    • September 22: Pairs Documents Due
    • September 27: Kickoff Event!
  • Monthly Events
  • Weekly Updates
  • Why Participate?
fall events and programs
Fall Events and Programs
  • SWE/WECE Halloween Party
  • Outreach Events
  • Team Buzz
  • National Conference
  • Holiday Dinner
  • Starbucks Study Break
  • Member Events
  • Professional Development Sessions
info about swe
Info about SWE



Member Handbook

Available at:

weekly meetings
Weekly Meetings

Every Tuesday with Free Dinner!

Rotate between:

Member Meetings

Professional Development Sessions with:



General Mills


E2M, a Haskell Company

Norfolk Southern

Pratt and Whitney

John Deere

how to become a member
How To Become a Member
  • Become a National SWE Member
  • Click Join Today on our website
    • http://swe.gtorg.gatech.edu
  • If you are a new engineering student (freshmen, transfer, graduate), come to Tea with the Dean!
  • Direct questions to VP of Membership, Liana Cipolla
leadership positions
Leadership Positions
  • We have 10 chair positions available:
    • Awards Banquet/Holiday Dinner (1)
    • Purchasing (2)
    • Community Service/Charity (2)
    • Social (1)
    • Middle School Outreach (1)
    • Little SWE (1)
    • Graduate SWE (1)
    • Publicity (1)
  • Several committee positions open on:
    • Engineers Ball Committee
    • Little SWE Committee
  • Applications available next email!
secret question
Secret Question
  • If you know the answer to our secret question, write it down or find me before the end of the meeting
  • We’ll giveaway a prize to one lucky winner from the pool of correct answers
  • Look for your number at your seat
  • Find your executive board member!
  • Dark Chocolate: If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live and why?
  • Milk Chocolate: If you won the lottery today, what would you do with the money?
  • Krackel: What was your childhood dream job? Has it changed?
  • Mr. Goodbar: If you could invite anyone, living or not, to dinner, who would you invite and why?
thank you
Thank You!

SWEcret Question Winner

Next Meeting:

September 4th

Professional Development Session with BP


See any Exec Board member!