BWS Events List

Upcoming events

    • 30 Mar 2015
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Glass Pavilion, Levering Hall, Hopkins U, 3400 N Charles St., Baltimore, Maryland
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    The annual  Society of Women Engineers’ Collegiate Networking Dinner Banquet will be held on March 30th, at 6pm in the Glass Pavilion on the Johns Hopkins University Homewood campus. SWE professionals will mix and mentor with collegiates at tables, and we also would like volunteers to be panelists for the panel discussion on careers.

    Students and professionals will enjoy a catered dinner, after which an interactive panel discussion will occur, followed by a dessert social. Dress is business formal. . http://goo.gl/forms/oFyjkqzuw2

    • 31 Mar 2015
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • JHU APL (11100 Johns Hopkins Road; Howard County Room #3 in the back of Cafeteria 1), Laurel, MD 20723

    Come join us for SWE @ APL Membership Meeting!

     

     

     

    Date: March 31, 2015, 6 - 8:00 p.m.

     

    Speaker: Courtney Moran

     

    Topic: Ms. Moran will present information on bilateral prosthetics, its relation to a recent APL project and challenges she has faced as a woman in that particular field.
      
     

    Where: Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab, 11100 Johns Hopkins Rd., Laurel, Maryland 20723 (Howard County Room #3 in the back of the Cafeteria, located just inside the main entrance of Building 1.)

     

    When: 6:00pm networking; 6:30 - 7:00 pm dinner; 7:00 - 8:00 pm presentation

     

    Cost: Payment will be due at the time of registration via PayPal

          Attendees = $10

     

    Dinner includes salad, pizza, cookies, and refreshments (water, tea, coffee)

     

    Reservation: Online - deadline extended to March 30, 2015

     

    Any issues -

    Contact Audrey Whyms, 410-993-2738 or audrey.whyms@ngc.com 

    Parking: There is a free parking lot adjacent to the building entrance.

    • 31 Mar 2015
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Pangborn Hall, Scullen Room, 1st floor (Washington, DC 20064)
    Calling all engineers!


    The collegiate SWE women of Catholic University want to meet and know about your transition from undergrad to your professional or academic world after graduation. You will be asked to share your views on aspects of post-college life, difficulties, adjustments and surprises you found along the way! 

    Please sign up to join CUA for dinner and participate in a panel with other engineers to discuss your experiences. Feel free to join even if you cannot stay the whole time.

    Evening Schedule:
    7:00 - 7:30 pm Dinner
    7:30 - 8:00 pm Structured Panel Session
    8:00 - 8:30 pm Open Discussion
    8:30 - 9:00 pm Social


    • 09 Apr 2015
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Kim Engineering Building Room TBA
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    Registration is closed

    Join us for free dinner and a panel talk with the collegiate chapter of Society of Women Engineers in College Park. 

    The engineering students here are eager to find out about your transition experience from college to the ‘real world. You are invited 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, and more experienced professionals are especially invited to share a different perspective. 

    Everyone has something to share, so join us and register!

    Contact Ana Ramekar at ramekar.ana@gmail.com for any questions. 

    • 11 Apr 2015
    • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • 6101 Old Dobbin Lane; Columbia, MD
    Howard County Science Fair @ Long Reach High School

    We go to county science fairs and talk to the students about their projects - provide encouragement, give away info on engineering & SWE.  We select winners to receive a special SWE award which includes a Barnes & Noble gift card.  Technical expertise not required and we will divide up categories based on our interests.  Feel free to bring along a significant other or friend along to help out.  Contact Karolina (karolina3@gmail.com) if you have any questions.  We look forward to working with you!
    • 13 Apr 2015
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Hopkins University, 3400 N. Charles St, Baltimore, Maryland

    Come join us in an informal, interactive discussion on Tips on Job Interviewing with the Hopkins SWE section.  We have tips handouts to share, we will ask them to develop and practice their elevator speeches, and share some of our experiences in interviewing. 

    Free dinner and socializing are included. The collegiates have picked this topic an dare eager to talk and ask questions on this important topic!



    • 14 Apr 2015
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • CBEIS Building. Perring Parkway just north of Hillen. Baltimore. Park on Perring Pkwy or pay garage

     Come join us to inspire collegiate SWE young women! SWE-BWS is hosting an informal "speed networking" roundtable event with the Morgan State University SWE chapter.

    Morgan State is a Historically Black (HBCU) university in the Maryland state university system. Nationally, and at Morgan, the percentage of African American women obtaining engineering degrees is decreasing, and we want to inspire these women to graduate and enjoy a wide range of engineering careers. 

    The MSU young women asked for experienced engineers' feedback on what is it like to work as an engineer,  alternative career paths, and job search tips. They would love to meet women engineers! Bring a friend! 

    Dinner will be provided.  Come make a difference with a college engineering female students!

    The event is in Center for Built Environment (CBEIS)  Building on Perring Parkway north of Cold Spring Lane. See the  online campus map.  Parking is on Perring Parkway or pay garage on the north side. 


    • 16 Apr 2015
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Panera Bread, Arundel Mills

    Join us for continued planning on a September 19, 2015  SWE BWS workshop!

     

    We are progressing in our planning of a professional development workshop for SWE members.  Our next meeting is in-person.  Hope you can attend.

     

    Location: Panera Bread, Arundel Mills

                      7648 Arundel Mills Blvd, Hanover, MD 21076

     

    Date: Thursday, April 16, 2015

     

    Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm

    For additional information, Contact

        Committee chair:  Beth Lomas

        Elizabeth.lomas@ngc.com

        Cell:  410-212-8406

    • 29 Apr 2015
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Teqcorner in Tysons Corner, VA

    Joint Membership Meeting with ASQ Section 509/511 (American Society For Quality) LSS (Lean Six Sigma) SIG (Special Interest Group) to be held at Teqcorner in Tysons Corner, VA.

    Our own SWE-BWS Secretary Jenny Tsao, will be the featured speaker!

    Where:
    TEQCORNER
    1616 Anderson Road
    Center Conference Room (3rd Floor)
    McLean, Virginia 22102

    When:
    Apr 29 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm (GMT -5:00) EST

    Topic: Applications of Kanban & Lean Concepts
    Speaker: Ms. Jenny Tsao, Industrial Engineer, Black Belt

    Agenda:
    6:00-6:30 pm – Networking
    6:30-6:45 pm – Introductions
    6:45-7:45 pm – Programs
    7:45-7:55 pm – LSS SIG Announcements

    Register on this SWE-BWS page so that we know how many SWE members are attending, but also go to ASQ to register on their website. Registration opens April 1, 2015:

    http://www.asq509.org/ht/display/EventDetails/i/100556/pid/581

    • 12 May 2015
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • 5275 WESTVIEW DR. FREDERICK, MD 21703-8306

    Save the Date: Tuesday, May 12, 2014

    Location:

    Bechtel Power Corporation

    5275 Westview Dr. Frederick, MD 21703-8306

    (Entry is at Building BP1.  Map and directions are below.)

    FINA_Campus Map.pdf

     

    Agenda  

    TBD

    Cost

    TBD

     


    • 30 May 2015
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Stone Hill Middle School 23415 Evergreen Ridge Drive Ashburn, VA 20148
    This registration is for SWE Volunteers Only, female students please register here:

    http://www.baltwashswe.org/event-1797446 

    BWS 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, Engineers To The Rescue. 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.

    • 30 May 2015
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Stone Hill Middle School 23415 Evergreen Ridge Drive Ashburn, VA 20148
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    This registration is for 4th-8th Grade Female Student Participates Only, SWE volunteers please register here:

    http://www.baltwashswe.org/event-1797447

    BWS 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, Engineers To The Rescue. 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.

    $20.00 non-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.


    • 19 Sep 2015
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • TBD - central to Northern VA, MD, and DC

    Save the date!

    Saturday, September 19, 2015

    Location: TBD

    Agenda: TBD

    Cost: TBD

    Information on Speakers and Topics: TBD

    Planning sessions for this activity are in progress.  See calendar for meeting dates if you would like to participate in them.


    • 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:

    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/.


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