Society of Women Engineers

Colorado School of Mines

SWE @ CSM

The Colorado School of Mines student section of SWE is the largest professional organization on campus and the largest collegiate SWE section in the nation.

What is SWE?

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) was founded in 1950 and is a non-profit educational service organization of undergraduate and graduate engineers, as well as professional women and men within the engineering profession. The national membership of SWE is more than 14,000 with 254 student sections.

The CSM collegiate chapter of SWE is part of Region i, and is affiliated with the Rocky Mountain Professional Section of SWE. More information can be found at the National SWE website. To stay up to date with current events in the region, check out the Region i Blog.

SWE Highlights

  • Weekly meetings with speakers from industry (free lunch provided at each meeting!)
  • Outreach opportunities, especially for K-12 girls
  • Having fun!
  • Networking opportunities with company representatives (learn about internships and jobs)
  • Opportunities to attend Regional and National SWE conferences
  • Scholarships
  • Leadership
  • Meeting other women (and men) at Mines

Meetings

Wednesdays at noon, locations vary. See the list of upcoming meetings for more information.

Not a Member?

If you are not currently a member of SWE, we invite you to take the time to find out what we are about! Please see the "How to Join" link for more information.

Welcome Back BBQ

Spronsored by Xcel Energy, the Welcome Back BBQ will be held on Stratton Commons from 5 - 7pm on Tuesday, September 1st.  Come join SWE if you haven't already, get your T-shirt, find out more about SWE, network with Xcel energy employees and enjoy some dinner!

Evening With Industry

EWI is a great opportunity to network with professionals the night before career fair.  It will be held Monday, September 14 in Friedhoff Hall from 5 - 7pm.  Dress is business professional.  To sign up for Evening with Industry, click here.

Florence Caldwell Scholarship

Congratulations to the Florence Caldwell Scholarship recipients!

  • Alex Flanagan
  • Jennifer Jacobs
  • Melissa Mitton
  • Jessica Rivera
Thanks to generous donations from our sponsors, Newmont Mining and Schlumberger, we were able to offer four scholarships this year. Congratulations recipients!

 

2015 Newsletter

Please read our 2015 SWE Newsletter.

2015 Elections

Congratulations to the elected officers for 2015-2016:

  • President: Chelsea Panos
  • VP of Finance: Ryan Czarny
  • VP of Communications: Jessica Lesser
  • VP of Member Services: Shae Quigley
  • VP of Public Relations: Emma Elefante
  • VP of University Relations: Claire Mahoney
  • VP of Outreach: Emily Wong
  • VP of Special Events: Jennifer Brush
  • Fundraising Director: Diana Tamayo
  • Awards Director: Hanna Flamme
  • Meeting Logistics Directors: Katherine Decker, Paige Bowling, Hannah Jewess
  • Website Director: Jennifer Jacobs
  • Photography Director: Tabitha Kalin
  • Marketing and Publicity Director: Nana Adu
  • Girl Scout Outreach Director: Angela Dang
  • Girls Lead The Way Director: Alex Flanagan
  • Evening With Industry Director: Katarina Bujnoch
  • Networking Reception Director: Courtney Bone
  • Graduate Member Coordinator: Macy Kiel

Also, congratulations to Jilu Jacob, our SWE Counselor