BWS Events List


Upcoming events

    • 21 Apr 2014
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Kay Board Room, Kim Engineering Bldg, College Park, Md
    There is a need for professional engineers to participate in a panel and share your experiences in the first five years out of college. The young collegiate SWE women of University of Maryland College Park chapter want to meet and know about your transition from academic to the professional world. You will be asked to share your views on aspects of post-college life, difficulties, adjustments and surprises you found along the way! This fun, upbeat conversation is NOT limited to women recently out of college....men an more experienced professionals are especially invited to share a different perspective. Everyone has something to share, so join us! 

    Evening Schedule:
    6:30 Dinner
    6:30 - 7:00 pm Structured Panel Session
    7:00- 7:30  pm  Open Discussion
    7:30 - 8:00 pm  Social

    The University of Maryland SWE chapter's mission aims to serve as a center of and inform young women of the qualification and achievements of women engineers and the opportunities available to them.  Dedicated to promoting women, the chapter encourages women engineers to attain high levels of education and professional development.  

    • 25 Apr 2014
    • 9:00 AM
    • 27 Apr 2014
    • 6:00 PM
    • Walter E. Washington Convention Center (801 Mount Vernon Place, NW Washington, DC 20001)

    Shifts Available:

    Friday 11 of 35 shifts still open

    Saturday 11 of 45 shifts still open

    Sunday 18 of 39 shifts still open

    Join us at the USA Science and Engineering Festival!

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

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

    Expo Dates and Hours

    Sneak Peek:
    Friday, April 25, 2014: Expo 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

    Expo open to the general public:
    Saturday, April 26, 2014: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    Sunday, April 27, 2012: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

    Volunteer Information

    We hope you can volunteer at the SWE booth for a few hours. Please register to confirm your place as a volunteer. 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:

    http://pbskids.org/zoom/activities/sci/puffmobile.html

     

    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. 

    Use this registration for all shifts. You do not need to commit to a shift at this time, you will be able to select your shift later using Volunteer Spot.

    All volunteers will get a green SWE volunteer shirt.

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

    • 13 May 2014
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Exxon Mobil Campus - Fairfax, VA

    Save the Date!

     

    Tuesday, 13 May, 2104

    Location:

    ExxonMobil Fairfax Campus

    3225 Gallows Rd., Fairfax, VA 22031

     

    Times: 6:00- 6:30 pm: Networking; 6:30-7:00pm: Dinner; 7:00-7:15 pm: SWE Announcements;  7:15-8:00 pm: Speaker and Q&A


    Cost:   TBD

    Menu: TBD

    Reservation Policy:  TBD

    • 15 May 2014
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Robinson Nature Center: 6692 Cedar Lane, Columbia, MD 21044

    Joint Membership Meeting with the Howard County Astronomical League (HAL)

    Location:

    Robinson Nature Center: 6692 Cedar Lane, Columbia, MD 21044

    (Meetings are held in one of the rooms on the second floor)

    Registration:  Free

    Speaker NameChris Todd

    Presentation Topic:

    HAL President Chris Todd will provide a presentation on upcoming events for HAL as well as celestial events in the coming months. Members astronomy photos and sketches will be presented as well.

     

    Show & Tell of Astronomy Equipment - HAL members will bring in a select variety of astronomy related equipment including telescopes, mounts, cameras, eye pieces, homemade power supplies, and other astronomy common astronomy accessories.

     

    Proposed Agenda:

    7:00 - 7:30 pm: Networking

    7:30 - 8:30 pm: Presentation
    • 31 May 2014
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Cafeteria of JHU Applied Physics Lab, 11100 Johns Hopkins Rd, Laurel, Maryland 20723
    This registration is for SWE / APL Volunteers Only, female students please register here:

    http://www.baltwashswe.org/eventslist?eventId=883127&EventViewMode=EventDetails

    BWS SWE, along with JHU APL SWE, will introduce girls to engineering and science by offering engaging hands-on projects and career exploration activities for girls through the Girls Go Techbridge program. The projects highlight the Engineering Design Process and invite girls to brainstorm, design, build, test, and re-design. This experience gives girls a flexible, practical approach to problem solving that they can apply to a wide range of subjects. The student will also interact with STEM role model volunteers and explore careers to become inspired.

    Volunteers are needed from 9:00am-3:30pm.

    The event begins promptly at 10:00am and ends at 3:00pm.

    Questions? Contact Natalie at nataliebryner@gmail.com.

    • 31 May 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Cafeteria of JHU Applied Physics Lab, 11100 Johns Hopkins Rd, Laurel, Maryland 20723
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    This registration is for 4th-8th Grade Female Student Participates Only, SWE and APL volunteers please register here:

    http://www.baltwashswe.org/eventslist?eventId=883129&EventViewMode=EventDetails

    BWS SWE, along with JHU APL SWE, will introduce girls to engineering and science by offering engaging hands-on projects and career exploration activities for girls through the Girls Go Techbridge program. The projects highlight the Engineering Design Process and invite girls to brainstorm, design, build, test, and re-design. This experience gives girls a flexible, practical approach to problem solving that they can apply to a wide range of subjects. The student will also interact with STEM role model volunteers and explore careers to become inspired.

    The event begins promptly at 10:00am and ends at 3:00pm.

    $10.00non-refundable fee per female students will need to be paid to reserve your spot and will be used for supplies and lunch. Financial aid is available for students that need it.

    Please have the Parents/Guardians fill out the Photo Release Form in advance, it will make check in go faster.

    Questions? Contact Natalie at nataliebryner@gmail.com.

    • 28 Feb 2015
    • 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
    • National Building Museum, 401 F Street NW Washington, DC 20001

     

    Be part of the fun and volunteer for a fun day at the National Building Museum during Engineers Week!!

     

    What is Family Day @ National Building Museum? The annual Washington DC Engineering Family Day is enjoyed by over six thousand visitors to the National Building Museum every February.  The festival features dozens of hands-on  activities provided by local engineering chapters and national organizations.  Every year at the start of Engineer's Week, the impressive main hall of the National Building Museum is taken over by thousands of children of all ages experiencing the excitement of engineering, not to mention slime. 

     

    The National Building Museum and the National Engineers Week Foundation invite you to debunk the myths of engineering and discover how professional engineers turn an idea into reality.  Celebrate National Engineers Week by participating in this free, hands-on and fun-filled festival! 

     

    Discover Engineering Family Day is a FREE, drop-in program. Program and activities are most appropriate for children ages 5 to 13 with adult supervision. Registration is not required.

     

    What do you do as a volunteer?  SWE BWS partners with AlChE, to run the slime making stations! It is the most popular event at Family Day every year - everyone loves slime!

     

    Slime Making - Each child gets to see how to make slime and understand chemistry! They each get to pick their own color and this gross stuff is a HUGE hit!!

     

    Volunteer Opportunities:
    All Day (8:300am - 5:30pm)
    8:30am-11:00am
    11:00am - 1:00pm

    1:00pm - 3:00pm

    3:00pm - 5:30pm

     

    Food: breakfast (donuts), lunch (pizza) and drinks throughout the day for all volunteers.

     

    Arrival: The National Building Museum is located at 401 F Street NW, between 4th and 5th Streets, across the street from the Judiciary Square Metro (Red Line)Wheelchair access is available through the G Street entrance.

     

    Parking in the area is limited - Ride Metro - another way engineers make our lives easier!

     

    Event details can also be found at: http://eweekdcfamilyday.org/

     

    Questions? Contact Natalie Bryner at nataliebryner@gmail.com

     

     

 

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