BWS Events List

Upcoming events

    • 10 Jul 2015
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 7th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW in Washington D.C.

    Let's get together at the Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC and enjoy jazz after work this summer!  The artist will be Hendrik Meurkens on vibes and harmonica.

    Food and Beverages will be available for purchase at the Pavilion Cafe. See the menu here:

    Location: 7th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW in Washington D.C., directly across from the National Gallery of Art and the National Archives

    For more information, please visit:

    If you're interested in joining us, please email Jenny at jennymtsao [@]

    • 19 Sep 2015
    • 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • National Electronics Museum 1745 West Nursey Road, Linthicum, MD
    • 122


    This professional development workshop introduces participants to the latest research trends and tools - from Harvard, Wharton, and Loyola - that transform women’s leadership effectiveness.  It includes gender bias, confidence perception, and group dynamics – as well as concepts from these thought leaders:  

    • Sheryl Sandberg, CEO of Facebook and one of Fortune’s 50 Most Powerful Women in Business; author of Lean In – the leadership ambition gap and the difference in how ambition is perceived in women and men.            
    • Dr. Amy Cuddy, Social Psychologist and Professor at Harvard Business School;  TedGlobal 2012 presenter Positions of Power – how body language shapes who you are.
    • Dr. Adam Grant, Professor at the Wharton School of Business and author of Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success – why helping others drives our success.

    WHEN and WHERE

    Saturday, September 19th
    National Electronics Museum  

    1745 W Nursery Rd
    Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
    (near BWI Airport)


    Our workshop will be both a learning experience and FUN!  Dr. Michel will present some ideas on effective leadership and lead participants through some experiential activities to develop leadership skills.  A panel of professional women will also provide their insight and personal experiences in areas related to the workshop theme.  A continental breakfast and an opportunity to start networking will begin at 8:30AM – the workshop will start promptly at 9AM.  Lunch will be provided, as will gift bags and door prizes.


    The workshop is limited to the first 125 women who register at this site (see the green box at the left for registration details and availability).  Participants will be engineering professionals at any stage in their career – from the collegiate to the experienced.   This is a great opportunity to meet women from partnering professional organizations and from a variety of corporations.    


    Dr. John Michel is an expert in the area of leadership and management.  He received his Ph.D. from the Organizational Studies program at the University at Albany, State University of New York majoring in organizational behavior and human resources management.  He also holds an M.S. from the University of Baltimore in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and a B.S. from Towson University in Psychology.  He is currently an Assistant Professor of Management in the Joseph A. Sellinger, S.J., School of Business & Management at Loyola University Maryland. Dr. Michel’s research focuses on supportive and fun workplace practices, leadership and interpersonal influence, management development, prosocial behavior, and employee selection and retention.  He has published more than 15 papers in various journals such as the Journal of Vocational Behavior, Group & Organization Management, Human Relations, Information & Management, Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, Human Performance, Journal of Service Management, Journal of Applied Social Psychology.


    • Collegiate: $5 
    • Member: $20
    • Non-Member: $25              



    Contact Beth Lomas with any questions.

    • 17 Oct 2015
    • Fauquier County Fairgrounds, 6209 Old Auburn Rd, Warrenton, VA 20187

    It is called Adventure Day and the girls attending are from kindergarten through high school aged and from all around Northern Virginia and further. The purpose of the event is to offer fun and educational things for girls to see and do and to introduce them to new and different things. The event is set up festival format, with troops and families visiting the different booths and activities at their own pace. We generally have 70 – 80 vendors and/or activities, and last year we had almost 600 attend. This year it will be held on October 17 at Fauquier County Fairgrounds in Warrenton.

    Volunteers are needed from x:00am-x:00pm.

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

    Questions? Contact Natalie at

    • 14 Nov 2015
    • Girl Scouts of Central Marylwand, 4806 Seton Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215

    Save the Date!

    The Girl Scouts of Central Maryland is doing its part to inspire girls to pursue STEAM careers by organizing a Women in STEAM conference for middle school girls on Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 10am to 5pm. Girls grades 4th-6th will have the opportunity to explore a variety of STEAM fields in workshops led by female professionals. A this all day event, girls will have the change to hear from guest speakers about women in STEAM, experience different STEAM careers in hands-on workshops, and visit the Expo Hall where they can engage in games and activities while learning more about various local STEAM organizations. To help sustain a girl's interest in STEAM, workshops for parents and troop leaders will offer resources to teach adults how to encourage girls to pursue STEAM.

    Volunteers are needed from x:00am-x:00pm.

    The event begins at 10:00am and ends at 5:00pm.

    Questions? Contact Natalie at

    • 15 Apr 2016
    • 9:00 AM
    • 17 Apr 2016
    • 6:00 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 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 15, 2014: Expo 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

    Expo open to the general public:
    Saturday, April 16, 2014: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    Sunday, April 17, 2012: 9:00 AM to 6:00 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. 

    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

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