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Upcoming events

    • 22 Oct 2016
    • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Crystal City Shops, 2100 Crystal Dr, Arlington, VA 22202
    • 16
    Registration is closed

    Have you wanted to see a 3D printer in action? Have you wondered where the entrepreneurs go to build their prototypes? Where community and innovation go hand in hand...

    The SWE-BWS chapter cordially invites you to participate in a technical tour at Techshop (the first of its kind in Washington DC region) in Arlington, VA on October 22nd from 2 pm till 3 30 pm. 

    There is a $20 registration fee .

    More details about the location and parking are given at the link below:

    Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns!

    -SWE Leadership

    • 27 Oct 2016
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Philadelphia

    Indicate if you are interested in getting together for a bit while in Philadelphia!

    When you register, indicate your availability!

    Please send questions to

    • 10 Dec 2016
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 3001 Connecticut Ave., NW Washington, DC 20008
    Enjoy the antics of nocturnal animals and the beautiful zoo lights at the Smithsonian National Zoo on Connecticut Avenue, DC NW with your fellow SWE members.

    We will meet at 6 pm at the zoo entrance.

    Its a free event and members are welcome to bring their friends and family.

    Winter Fun here we come!

    • 15 Jan 2017
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Blue Hill Tavern, 138 S. Conkling St, Baltimore. Street parking.
    • 33
      You are invited to join us for a casual Sunday Brunch at the popular Blue Hill Tavern restaurant, known for its famous brunch. It is in the east Baltimore trendy neighborhood of Canton. 

    Meet and develop a network of friendly professional people. Come out and join SWE women engineers for a wonderful restaurant located in a historic neighborhood of Baltimore City.The event is open, bring a friend!  

    Cost is $15 for your choice of brunch item from the menu, with tax and gratiuities. Beverages are separate. 

    Contact Kate McGuire, at for more information. 

    • 18 Feb 2017
    • 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 Bryner at

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