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Aspire. Advance. Achieve.

Mission

Our mission is to:

  • Stimulate women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders,
  • Expand the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life,
  • and Demonstrate the value of diversity.

Objectives

Our objectives are to:

  • Inform young women, their parents, counselors and the public in general of the qualifications and achievements of women engineers open to them,
  • Assist women engineers in readying themselves for a return to active work after temporary retirement,
  • Serve as a center of information on women in engineering,
  • and Encourage women engineers to attain high levels of educational and professional achievement.

Key Issues

Leadership
We provide opportunities for members to develop leadership and management skills to enable them to achieve their maximum potential and further their their ability to attain increasingly important positions of responsibility.
Education
We provide programs to encourage girls and women to enter engineer and encourage members to attain high levels of achievement in their fields.
Visibility
We increase visibility of SWE and its progams to members, the technical community and the general public.
Diversity
We develop programs to encourage and sustain increase participation in the fields of science and engineering reflective of our diverse population.
Resources
We increase the Society’s resources for the purpose of supporting high quality programs and services to meet its goals.

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