Events List

Upcoming events

    • 16 Sep 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Maryland Science Center, 601 Light St, Baltimore, MD 21230

    Volunteers Needed for 

    Baltimore Back To School Night

    Maryland Science Center

    601 Light St, Baltimore, MD 21230

    Monday, Sept 16

    6 - 8 pm

    Volunteers needed at this downtown Baltimore event for an expo/info table on STEM and a facilitating a STEM activity. 2,000 parents and children will be exploring their children's interests and after school options. A free dinner, t-shirt and parking discount will be provided. Society of Women Engineers will be sponsoring a table for STEM.

    Please contact with any questions.

    • 22 Sep 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • College Park, MD

    Are you interested in learning more about the section and/or playing a larger leadership role in SWE-BWS? Come join us at the University of Maryland for an all-day meeting. Please RSVP to Jenny at

    • 22 Oct 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 44834 Rudder Rd, Sterling, VA 20166

    Sirius XM + Pandora SWE Meeting

    Tuesday, 22 October 2019

    6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Sirius XM + Pandora

    1500 Eckington Pl NE, Washington DC

    Defying Expectations: Success Strategies for Career Growth

    Description Panelists from SXM + Pandora and SWE Professional Members describe their career trajectories and what methods and strategies they implemented in order to achieve success. Questions from the audience will seed further conversation in a professional environment that describes candid experiences and explores occupational lessons learned for inspiration. The panel will be moderated by SiriusXM radio host, Michel Wright.


    • Bridget Neville, Senior Vice President of Satellite and Repeater Systems Engineering & Operations 
    • Brandy Palazon, Vice President, Business Solutions Management
    • Kate McGuire, former Senior Director of Engineering at Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems

    COST - Free; refreshments will be provided.

    Hope to see you there!

    Please email with any questions.

    • 09 Nov 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Morgan State University

    Volunteers Needed for 

    Morgan State University STEM Expo

    Morgan State University

    Saturday, Nov 9

    10a - 3p

    Morgan State University STEM Expo. This event is Nov 9th, 10 am to 3 pm. Society of Women Engineers will partner with the Morgan collegiate chapter to facilitate a STEM activity table. Shifts available.

    Please contact with any questions.

    • 15 Feb 2020
    • 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)
    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:


    Questions? Contact Natalie at

    • 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:


    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


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