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Follow the people and organizations that have shaped the world of women in engineering and technology. SWE News Archives keep you abreast of all the major industry events, noteworthy publications and member achievements. Also access archived articles from our All Together newsletter.

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Joins Society of Women Engineers Corporate Partnership Council

CHICAGO, July 23, 2014The Society of Women Engineers is pleased to welcome GLOBALFOUNDRIES to its Corporate Partnership Council (CPC). As the newest member of this expansive portfolio of supporters, GLOBALFOUNDRIES joins more than 70 companies and organizations committed to expanding the role of women in engineering. Our mission of providing a place and a voice for women in engineering is only amplified by conscious organizations such as GLOBALFOUNDRIES. Its exciting to add another pre...

Society of Women Engineers Partners with Arup to Provide Limited-edition Workplace Diversity Tool

CHICAGO JULY 17, 2014 Diversity is the driver of innovation in the workplace, a core message the Society of Women Engineers is proud to promote through a partnership with Arup. SWE is partnering with the global multidisciplinary engineering, design and consulting firm to present the Diversity and Inclusion Knowledge Cards, an invaluable set of tools for organizations and companies looking for best practices designed to explore the value of diversity in the workplace. Because of...

Introduction to Six Sigma

Untitled DocumentBob Jarvis was a six sigma master black belt at JPMorgan Chase. The projects he coached resulted in over $20 million of increased revenue and reduced expenses. He is the founder of Quality Enablement LLC, a boutique consulting firm that focuses on improving the work environment for workers at all levels, and uses tools and processes from six sigma as the core of his current implementation life cycle. Join Bob at 2:00 p.m. CT on Tuesday, July 22 for his webinar An Introducti...

Change to Governance Documents

SWE recently changed the name of our Governance Documents resources web page to SWE Resources. The change is to better reflect what is available on this page and what is provided in the referenced folders. SWE Resources are located in the Membership menu after logging into

SWE Members Discuss Past Internships

Last month, members got together to discuss their past internships when they were asked "What's the most important lesson you learned as an intern?""I changed my major after an internship!" - Chantee Z."Have a 'can do' attitude and learn how to ask good questions. Don't wear anything you like wearing out to a club." - Kate D."Keep asking questions until you know exactly what needs to be done." - Jen S."To listen closely and ask clarifying questions. A...

Gywnne Shotwell and Carla Boragno to Deliver Keynote Speeches at WE14

The keynote speakers for WE14 have been officially announced. SpaceX President and COO Gywynne Shotwell will officially kick off SWE with the opening keynote speech, while Genetech's Site Services Vice President Carla Boragno will bring the weekend to a close with the Celebrate SWE! keynote.Shotwell has accumulated numerous accolades over the course of her career, including recently being named as one of the most influential women in the tech industry by Elle. She originally joined S...

How Much Is that Brand in the Window?

Our ability to grow, adapt to future challenges, and influence the global technology community is directly linked to the intrinsic and monetary value of the IEEE brandcurrently estimated at over one billion US dollars. IEEE Brand PrinciplesThe reference above is pretty revealing about one leading organizations view of and value placed on its overall brand. IEEE with more than 400,000 members worldwide believes their brand is so important that they have publis...

Senate Committee Approves CJS Appropriations Legislation

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved 30-0 a draft fiscal 2015 Commerce-Justice-Science spending bill that would provide $51.2 billion in discretionary funds for the departments of Justice and Commerce, as well as science agencies. The spending level is $398 million less than the fiscal 2014 level and $1 billion more than requested by President Barack Obama; it is equal to the House level of the bill discussed above. The bill would provide $8.6 billion for the Commerce Departmen...

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