ABOUT SWE

swe logo2The Society of Women Engineers (SWE), founded in 1950, is a not-for-profit educational and service organization. SWE is the driving force that establishes engineering as a highly desirable career aspiration for women. SWE empowers women to succeed and advance in those aspirations and be recognized for their life-changing contributions and achievements as engineers and leaders.

Join SWE

Interested in officially joining SWE? For only $20, there are many benefits to being an official SWE member, including opportunities to attend national and regional conferences, access professional development webinars online, and win SWE scholarships. To join, click here. We are section D051.

SWE Objectives
• Inform young women, their parents, counselors, and the general public, of the qualifications and achievements of women engineers and the opportunities open to them.
• Assist women in readying themselves for a return to active work after temporary retirement.
• Serve as a center of information on women in engineering.
• Encourage women engineers to attain high levels of education and professional achievement.

For more information on how to join SWE, contact SWE@uab.edu.