BME students

Society of Women Engineers

Women In Engineering

About The Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

  • Founded in 1955, is a not-for-profit educational and service organization
  • Empowers women to succeed/advance in careers in engineering
  • WNE's section is active in social, volunteer and outreach activities to help support our community

The organization focuses on...

  • SWE makerspace workshops to improve technical skills in women in the College of Engineering
  • Outreach education to improve engineering access and awareness in K-12 local schools
  • Community service in the Springfield area such as Habitat for Humanity
  • Mentorship for first year students
SWE Professionals come to WNEU for networking event
Women design projects for laser cutting using CAD
Girls, Inc. students join us to learn about engineering
SWE runs a bioreactor design activity for Women in Science Saturday at CT Science Center
Women work on their technical skills through rapid prototyping workshops
Bringing young girls to campus increases their awareness as engineering as a profession