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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Society of Women Engineers. 7 th General Body Meeting: Elections Thursday, April 21, 2011. What’s happening tonight:. Event recap Upcoming events Annual Conference External announcements GE Presentation on Professional Etiquette . SWE gear for sale!.

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rensselaer polytechnic institute society of women engineers

Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteSociety of Women Engineers

7th General Body Meeting: Elections

Thursday, April 21, 2011

what s happening tonight
What’s happening tonight:
  • Event recap
  • Upcoming events
    • Annual Conference
  • External announcements
  • GE Presentation on Professional Etiquette
swe gear for sale
SWE gear for sale!

Swaterbottle: $8

SWE sticker: $2

SWE-shirt: $10


SWeatshirts are in!: $27 if you ordered one

Questions/interested in purchasing one?

Contact: Ashley Vassel ([email protected])

Steph Lennon ([email protected])

regional conference volunteers
Regional Conference Volunteers
  • Get your reimbursement for all your hard work today!
  • Please see Morgan
Election Results



Outreach Director

Sammie Garrabrant

Vice President

Cary Kaczowka

Corporate Relations Director

Ashley Vassell


Andrea Polanco


Stephanie Lennon

Engineering Event Director

Cara Apel

Membership Director

Carly-Jeanne Gardiner

Communications Director

Erin Hansen

Publicity Director

Kari Shannon

Alumni Relations Director

Jenny Chan

Knowledge Source Director

Christine Falce

Who will guide you

through the SWE membership website?

Who will teach 450 children about Engineering during E-week and needs your help?



Who wants you to teach Girl Scouts about Liquid Nitrogen and making Flubber?

Who will be updating our Swebsite tirelessly for you?





Everyone enjoyed delicious “mocktail” beverages and hors d'oeuvres while they watched Tangled and waited to have their professional portrait taken!

Total Attendees: ~30 Pictures Taken: 26 Money Donated to RPI Photo Club!

  • If you are leaving this year and would like to be added to the alumni email list
  • Or if you will continue to be at RPI next year and would like to continue receiving emails
  • Please email Jenny at [email protected]
berlin central middle school
Berlin Central Middle School
  • Wednesday, April 6th
  • 25 middle school girls came to RPI
  • Campus tour
  • AML/workshop tours
  • EMPAC tour
  • Lunch panel with RPI SWE members
girl scout engineering day
Girl Scout Engineering Day
  • Saturday, April 23rd, 8am-2pm
  • Walker Labs
  • ~40 Girl Scout Juniors
  • 2 Volunteers needed!
    • Guides
    • Event helpers
  • Contact: Sammie Garrabrant ([email protected])
celebrate rpi swe

Celebrate RPI SWE!

  • Features:
    • Awards!
    • Snacks
    • Active Member Buttons
  • Saturday May 7th 12-1:30pm
  • Location: TBD
  • Invites will be sent to Active Members

Contact: Emily Landis ([email protected])

What is this?

Bristle Bot!

What Middle School came to RPI?

Berlin Central!

End of year Survey
  • Don’t forget to take it!
  • Membership point!

To take our survey!

Contact: Cary Kaczowka ([email protected])

Annual Conference
  • McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois
  • Wed 10/12/11-Sunday 10/16/11
  • Career Fair with 250 exhibitors!
  • Workshops!
  • Networking!
  • Enter your research poster!
    • Submit Abstract Online June 15
    • Top 20 $250 to travel and FREE registration
    • (
  • Volunteer for 50% off registration
  • Scholarship…
RPI SWE is offering a scholarship to attend the

2012 Society of Women Engineers Annual Conference

in Chicago, IL (October 13-15, 2011)!

Two essays are required to enter – see the RPI SWE website for the essay questions.

Entries are due Thursday April 28th at Midnight.

Email entries to [email protected] Be sure to include your name, class year, and major in the body of the email. Please do not include any identifying information on the essay submission itself.

Funds will cover travel and hotel costs

Winners will be announced at Celebrate RPI SWE on May 7th, 2011.

Calling graduating seniors!

Have you been an RPI SWE officer?

Or have you been active for 4 years?

Get your name on the RPI SWE Wall of Fame!

Email the following information to

Erin ([email protected]) by Saturday, May 7th.



Leadership Positions Held

(if applicable)

Other Activities at RPI

Life after RPI

Your Name Here!

preparing for graduate studies
Preparing for Graduate Studies
  • 7-8pm TONIGHT (April 21) Biotech Auditorium
  • Take a journey with Rachel Ferebee, Material Science and Engineering undergrad class of 2011
    • Undergraduate research
    • Summer REUs
    • GRE advice
swelcome ge
SWElcome GE!

Professional Etiquettewith

KierstenPurinton, 2009, Industrial & Management Engineering

Anastasia Yapchanyk, 2010, Mechanical Engineering

Jessica Reichard, 2001, Mechanical Engineering

next gbm
Next GBM

See you next fall!

Remainder of e-board meetings open

4/24 8-9pm Union 2424

5/1 11am-1pm Union 2424

Fall Planning Meeting 5/8 12-4pm Union 3502