Events List

Upcoming events

    • 17 Nov 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Dacha Beer Garden
    • 7
    Register

    Sunday, November 17, 2019


    Location: 

    Dacha Beer Garden

    79 Potomac Ave SE

    Washington, DC 20003 


    Whether you recently moved into the area, just graduated, or just joined SWE, please come out for lunch and meet other members from your local SWE-BWS section!


    Please RSVP so reservations can be made.


    https://www.dachanavyyard.com/restaurant/


    Questions? Email leadership@swe-bws.org

    • 30 Nov 2019
    • 11:00 AM
    • Thunder Burger, 3056 M St. NW, Washington, DC 20007
    Register



    Lunch & Book Discussion: Moment of Lift


    Sunday Nov 30th, 2019 
    11 am 
    Thunder Burger  

    3056 M St NW, Washington, DC 20007

    Join SWE-BWS for a lunch and book discussion in DC. We will be discussing Chapters 8 and 9 of Melinda Gates' Moment of Lift.  
    Please register here to attend.


    Email leadership@swe-bws.org with any questions.

    • 04 Dec 2019
    • 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Western High School, 4600 Falls Road, Baltimore, Md

    Middle To High School Engineering Pipeline Event


    Dec 4, 2019 

    12:30 to 3 pm

    Western High School

    4600 Falls Road, Baltimore, Md 


    In an effort to encourage and raise awareness middle schoolers of high school engineering study options,  Baltimore teachers are hosting an event called BLUEPRINT, on Wednesday Dec 4th, from 12:30 pm until 3pm, at Western High School (in the cafeteria), Baltimore - where 75 eighth graders (from 3 local middle schools) will come to participate in 2 hands-on activities, and networking with Engineers and High School PLTW students. We will wrap up around 2:30 pm to clean up and have pizza.  This event is focussed on encouraging awareness for middle schoolers of engineering options in city high schools )Project LEad the Way curriculum). 


    Please RSVP here (by Nov 23): http://bit.ly/blueprint-dec4


    We hope you can join us for this inaugural event!

     


    • 13 Dec 2019
    • 7:00 PM
    • Ann Taylor Tysons Corner, 1961 Chain Bridge Rd, Tysons Corner, VA
    Register

    Ann Taylor: Dress for Success


    Dec 13, 2019 
    7 pm 
    Ann Taylor Tysons Corner
    1961 Chain Bridge Rd. Tysons Corner, VA 22102 


    Save the date! Want a different look for the upcoming New Year? Need help picking out professional outfits?

    Join SWE-BWS at Ann Taylor Tysons Corner at 7 pm on December 13th and 14th (please register for the specific date(s) you plan to attend) and receive a special SWE discount as the Ann Taylor stylists help you with outfits, colors, and more! 


    Please email leadership@swe-bws.org with any questions.



    • 14 Dec 2019
    • 7:00 PM
    • Ann Taylor Tysons Corner, 1961 Chain Bridge Rd. Tysons Corner, VA 22102
    Register

    Ann Taylor: Dress for Success


    Dec 14, 2019 
    7 pm 
    Ann Taylor Tysons Corner
    1961 Chain Bridge Rd. Tysons Corner, VA 22102 


    Save the date! Want a different look for the upcoming New Year? Need help picking out professional outfits?

    Join SWE-BWS at Ann Taylor Tysons Corner at 7 pm on December 13th and 14th (please register for the specific date(s) you plan to attend) and receive a special SWE discount as the Ann Taylor stylists help you with outfits, colors, and more! 


    Please email leadership@swe-bws.org with any questions.


    • 12 Jan 2020
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Raw Bar Restaurant, 2809 Boston st, Baltimore
    Register

    START THE NEW YEAR w/a BRUNCH WITH SWE!

    Join us at the new waterfront Raw Bar restaurant in Canton, on the south side of Baltimore and network with awesome SWE members like you! Bring a friend!


    Raw Bar is at 2809 Boston St, Baltimore. Brunch is from 11 to 1 pm.  Brunch is $15 , which does not include beverages. (pitch in more if you order more). We will have highlights of opportunities for 2020, and a chance to meet everyone!


    For any questions, contact Kate McGuire at kate_m_mcguire@ymail.com.  


    Hope to see you there!


    • 22 Feb 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Howard High School Ellicott City, MD

    *This page is for volunteer registration only*

    See separate registration page if interested in being a lead. 

     

    This year we will be hosting a Live Division II contest for students ages 14-18 (high school) and 11-14 (middle school) Division 1 

       

    February 22, 2020
    Volunteer shifts begin as early as 8:30 am and have shifts all day

    Judging begins at 12:00 noon

    We're looking for leads too! 

     

    Location

    Howard High School

    Ellicott City, MD


    Judges and Referees will need to read the judging packet prior to the day of the event. 

     

    Referees are another great way to be involved and see the projects up close! Referees conduct the quantitative judging at the competition. You will receive a packet prior to the day of the event. We would like at least (4) BWS SWE Members, (4) Engineering or Physics Professor, and (4) SWE Collegiate Member 

     

    We hope to get both professional and collegiate volunteers at this event. We look forward to a great day!  

     

    For more information on our competition, please visit our competition page: www.baltwashswe.org/Rube-Goldberg 

     

     

     

     

    • 07 Mar 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Kelly Leadership Center, 14715 Bristow Rd, Manassas, VA 20112

    Prince William Science & Engineering Fair 


    Time: 8am-12pm


    Location:

    Kelly Leadership Center

    14715 Bristow Rd

    Manassas, VA 20112


    SWE-BWS goes to area/regional science fairs and talk to students about their projects, provide encouragement, and give away information on engineering & the Society of Women Engineers.  We select winners to receive a special SWE award (outside of what students may win from the technical judging).  Technical expertise not required and we will divide up categories based on your expertise and interests.  Feel free to bring along a significant other or friend along to help out.  


    Schedule:

    7:30 – 8 a.m. Check in and breakfast

    8 a.m. Orientation

    8:30 a.m. Judging begins

    12 p.m. Lunch begins for all judges who have completed judging

    1 p.m. All judging should be completed


    Contact sciencefairs@swe-bws.org if you have any questions.


    We look forward to working with you!

    • 21 Mar 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 1325 S Dinwiddie St, Arlington, VA 22206

    Northern Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair


    Time: 9am-12pm

    Meeting @ 9am in the judges orientation room.


    Location:

    Wakefield High School

    1325 S Dinwiddie St

    Arlington, VA 22206


    SWE-BWS goes to area/regional science fairs and talk to students about their projects, provide encouragement, and give away information on engineering & the Society of Women Engineers. We select winners to receive a special SWE award (outside of what students may win from the technical judging). Technical expertise not required and we will divide up categories based on your expertise and interests. Feel free to bring along a significant other or friend along to help out.


    Continental Breakfast will be provided. 


    Contact sciencefairs@swe-bws.org if you have any questions. 


    We look forward to working with you!

    • 24 Apr 2020
    • 8:30 AM
    • 26 Apr 2020
    • 5:30 PM
    • Walter E. Washington Convention Center (801 Mount Vernon Place, NW Washington, DC 20001)


    Join us at the USA Science and Engineering Festival!

    This is a national event and we will be participating with SWE Headquarters.


    SWE will have a booth at the festival and we will be doing a TBD activity!

     

    Expo Dates and Hours

    Sneak Peek (pre-registration required):
    Friday, April 24 Expo 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    Expo open to the general public:
    Saturday, April 25: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    Sunday, April 26: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

     

    Volunteer Information

    We hope you can volunteer at the SWE booth for a few hours. We will need approximately 5 volunteers at all times. We are looking for professional and collegiate volunteers!


    For details on the activity view this page:  https://youtu.be/HfN0kr54me0.

     

    Volunteer Shifts:

    There are a variety of shifts and time slots available ranging from 8:30am-6:30pm Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. You can sign up for as many shifts as you are able to support. Each shift is 1-3 hours long. 

      

    All volunteers will get a SWE volunteer shirt.


    For more information on the Science and Engineering Festival visit http://www.usasciencefestival.org/.

     


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