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The Society of Women Engineers San Diego County Section has a rich 30-year history in advancing the image of engineering. Our section is made up of women from all engineering backgrounds. We work together to create opportunities to grow and thrive in our careers and our lives. Discover our programs and how you can get more involved. Feel free to contact us for more information.
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FY15 UPCOMING EVENTS

[Tentative] February 11, 2015 (Wed)

  • Outreach Event
SWEet first kick-off meeting

February 19, 2015 (Thu)

  • Professional Event
February Happy Hour

February 27 – March 1, 2015

  • Collegiate and Professional Event
2015 Sonora Region Conference & Career Fair

March 4, 2015

  • Speaker Event
  • 5:30-7:30PM
10 Things Women Need to Know About Personal Finance

  • Location: Mitchell International
  • Speaker: Bridget Grimes from Hoyle Cohen
  • 5:30-6:00 - Arrival, Networking, Food
  • 6:00-7:00 - 10 Things Women Need to Know About Personal Finance – Presentation
  • 7:00-7:30 - Networking
  • RSVP Here
  • Take a look at our Flyer
March 9, 2015 (Mon)

  • Outreach Event
  • 8AM – 12PM
  • SDG&E Energy Innovation Center, 4760 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA
Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

  • CALL FOR 20+ volunteers to help with an Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day event!  The program will focus on inspiring ~160 eighth grade girls to learn about and explore engineering.  T
  • SWE-SD is seeking volunteers to facilitate hands on activities and general event logistics, role-models to interact and discuss engineering with the girls during lunch, as well as engineering student panelists.
  • More details and SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER here 
  • If you have questions, please contact IGED Coordinator, Liz Wong.
March 15, 2015

  • Fall 2015 In Coming Freshmen & Continuing Collegiate Students
  • Scholarship Deadline
Scholarship Applications Due

March, 20 2015

  • Professional Networking Event
  • 12:00 – 1:30PM
March SWE-SD South County Networking Lunch

  • Come network over lunch with South County SWE Supporters in San Diego!
  • RSVP here so we can get a headcount for reservations.
  • Let everyone know they are welcome to join this event!
  • Location: Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant in Mission Valley
    5010 Mission Ctr Rd
    San Diego, CA 92108
    (619) 688-1120
March 21, 2015 (Sat)

  • Outreach Event
  • 10 AM – 5PM
  • PETCO Park
Science Fair Expo Day 2015

  • CALL FOR 20 volunteers SWE San Diego will be hosting a booth at the expo demonstrating the power of Simple Machines for families across San Diego County.
  • 2 hour volunteer shifts, need a minimum of 2 people per shift
  • More details and SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER here.
  • If you have questions, please contact Expo Day Coordinator, Robert Murphy at expoday@swesandiego.org or 304-237-4590.
March 25, 2015 (Wed)

  • Outreach Event
SWE-San Diego Science Fair Judging

March 25, 2015 (Wed)

  • Professional Event
  • 5:30-7:30pm
  • ViaSat, North County
Celebrating Women in STEM

  • Please join SWE-San Diego in North County for an Evening of Professional Development “Celebrating Women in STEM” with Debra Kimberling, SWE Fellow
  • Glance back through time as we celebrate “Women’s History Month” and the pioneering foremothers who have inspired innovation.  Through their stories we will piece together the cultural road map to a more inclusive world view of who is seen as successful in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM).
  • 5:30-6:30PM: Networking & Light Refreshments
  • 6:30-7:30PM: Speaker Presentation
  • More details and RSVP here.
March, 27 2015

  • Professional Networking Event
  • 12:00 – 1:30PM
March SWE-SD North County Networking Lunch

  • Come network over lunch with North County SWE Supporters in San Diego!
  • RSVP here so we can get a headcount for reservations.
  • Please contact Harmonie Edelson with any questions: memberservices@swesandiego.org
  • Let everyone know they are welcome to join this event!
  • Tommy V’s Urban Kitchen & Bar
    2659 Gateway Rd
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
March, 29 2015

  • Deadline for Nominations is 11:59 PM PST
SWE-San Diego County Professional Section Annual Recognition Program

  • The following awards will be presented at the Annual SWE-San Diego Celebration:
    • SWE-San Diego K-12 Outreach Volunteer of the Year
    • SWE-San Diego Member of the Year
    • SWE-San Diego Outstanding Engineer
    • SWE-San Diego Diversity Champion
  • The nomination deadline for our FY15 (2014-2015) awards is March 29, 2015.  More details here (click for Recognition Packet Info).
  • Awards will be presented at the SWE-San Diego Annual Celebration to be held on Saturday, May 2, 2015.
  • All award winners are expected to attend in person.
  • NOTE: Please send all nominations to the SWE-San Diego Awards Committee Chair awards@swesandiego.org by 11:59 p.m. PST on Sunday, March 29, 2015.
April 11, 2015 (Sat)

  • Outreach Event for Grade 6-8 Middle School Girls
  • Parent and Educators Program (PEP) while girls are doing activities
  • 12-4:30 PM
  • UCSD
SWEet: A Space Odyssey

  • The San Diego Professional Section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE-San Diego) is hosting an exciting opportunity for middle school girls to learn about science and technology careers. The annual program, Society of Women Engineers Exploring Technology (SWEET), features four exciting science-based activities where the girls will learn to think like an engineer in a hands-on environment. The theme is “SWEET: A Space Odyssey,” where the participants will learn about the engineering and science of space flight. Girls will interact with local engineers while learning about how objects traverse the Solar System and beyond. 
  • Participant Fee (Grade 6-8): $7  (Click link to register)
  • Parent and Educators Program (PEP): $7 (Click link to register)
  • Please help spread the word with these Flyers: Flyer and Simple Flyer
April 11, 2015 (Sat)

  • Outreach Event for Grade 6-8 Middle School Girls
  • Parent and Educators Program (PEP) while girls are doing activities
  • 12-4:30 PM
  • UCSD
SWEet: A Space Odyssey CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

April 23, 2015 (Thurs)

  • Technical Tour
SWE-San Diego and AWIS-San Diego Joint Event – CareFusion Technical Tour

  • Please join SWE-San Diego and AWIS-San Diego for a technical tour of CareFusion
  • CareFusion, Carmel Valley, 3750 Torrey View Court, San Diego, CA 92130
  • 5:30 - Check In
    5:45-6:15 - Tour
    6:15-7:00 - Dinner Food/Networking
    7:00-7:30 - Speaker, Jessica Grant, Director, Business Integration, CareFusion
  • Learn more about Carefusion here: FactSheet
  • Help spread the word.  Flyer here
  • RSVP here so we can get a headcount for food/catering.
April 30, 2015 (Thurs)

  • 6-9PM
SWE-SD and Engineers without Borders – Fundraising Event

  • Please join SWE-San Diego and Engineers without Borders San Diego Professional Chapter for a fun painting Fundraising Event
  • Where: Amici’s of La Jolla, 811 Prospect Street La Jolla, CA 92037
  • When: Thursday April 30, 2015 6:00PM – 9:00PM
  • Cost: $35. (Paints Uncorked ticket)
  • Paints Uncorked is donating up to 40% of the ticket revenue and Amici’s donating 20% of the food and beverage sales from this event to Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and Engineers Without borders (EWB-USA), both are recognized 501(c)3 non-profit organizations.
  • The painting theme is San Diego Skyline (click on registration link to see finished painting).  Easy to follow professional instruction and take home your finished painting!
  • Help spread the word.  Flyer here
  • Register online by clicking on link.
May 2nd, 2015 (Sat)

Annual Celebration Banquet 2015

  • The SWE-San Diego (SWE-SD) Professional Section cordially invites you to our Annual Celebration and Recognition Banquet.
  • The event will open with networking and a science fair display from this year’s SWE-SD Science Fair Award Recipients. After lunch is served, SWE-SD will highlight this year’s accomplishments, honor the science fair award recipients,  present scholarships to local female students who pursue engineering degrees, and SWE-SD Individual Awards. Lastly, we will proudly acknowledge the corporate sponsors who support our section and our educational programs.
  • Where:The Catamaran Resort Hotel & Spa
    3999 Mission Boulevard San Diego, CA 92109
  • RSVP by April 27 (Monday)
  • Please help spread the word with this FY15_Banquet_Flyer
May 28th, 2015 (Thurs)

  • 5 PM to 7 PM

SWE-SD Collegiate & Professional Networking Event

  • The SWE-San Diego Professional Section cordially invites you to our Collegiate and Professional Happy Hour Networking Event.
  • This event will welcome SWE’s recent graduates and introduce FY15 Collegiate Leadership Board to our SWE- San Diego Professional Section.
  • Where: Heat Bar and Kitchen, 3797 Park Blvd, San Diego, California 92103
  • RSVP by May 27th (Wed) so we can get a headcount
  • Please help spread the word with this flyer SWE-SD Collegiate & Professional Networking Event
  • Questions? Please contact Lorena, Collegiate Outreach Director @ collegiate@swesandiego.org
June 2nd, 2015 (Tues)

  • 5 PM to 7 PM
  • RSVP by June 1st (Mon)
SWE-SD Professional Networking Event (rescheduled from May 19th)

  • What: We are hosting a Professional Networking Event, and would love to see you there!  Meet our FY16 BOD elected officers and FY16 leadership!

Offshore Tavern & Grill
Address: 2253 Morena Blvd.
City: San Diego, CA 92110
Phone: (619) 276-2253

  • When: Tuesday, June 2nd, 5:00-7:00pm
  • RSVP by June 1st (Mon) so we can get a headcount
  • Please help spread the word
June 23nd, 2015 (Tues)

  • 5 PM to 7:30 PM
  • RSVP by TBD
SAVE THE DATE - Executive Keynote Event Hosted by the San Diego Professional Section of the Society of Women Engineers

  • SWE-San Diego Proudly Presents our 2015 Executive Keynote Event
    Save the date to join the San Diego Professional Section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE-San Diego) for our Annual Executive Speaker Series Event.
  • Topic TBD
  • When: Tuesday, June 23nd, 5:00-7:30pm
  • Where: Solar Turbines-Km Plant,  4200 Ruffin Rd, San Diego, California 92123
  • RSVP (and more details) by June 22nd so we can get a headcount
  • Please help spread the word with this flyer (TBD)

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