Conference Hotel Information!

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The room block will close January 27, 2017, so book early to guarantee your space at the official conference hotel. Attendees with be staying at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center, a short five minute walk to the Georgia Tech campus, with transportation from the hotel to campus and off-campus events provided. Reservations can be made at the Society of Women Engineers-Reservations Link or by visiting the website and putting “swe2017” lower-case letters only as your block code.

Region Position Openings

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Want to get more involved in SWE? You’re in luck!

Check out the current Region D position openings with nomination deadline of Wednesday, January 25th:

FY18 ROLES (see Role Descriptions online)

* Governor (2 year term through June 30, 2018) – filled

* Lt. Governor

* Secretary

* Treasurer

* Senator (2 yr. term through June 30, 2018) – 2 positions, 1 vacant for FY18

* Collegiate Senator

* Collegiate Representative

* Collegiate Communications Editor

Review the document (http://regiond.swe.org/positions.html) about the open positions and the election deadlines.  If you have any questions, contact Carissa Giblin, Region D Nominating Committee Chair at cgiblin@voyagerlt.com.

We are also seeking 2 people to participate on the Region Nominating Committee to assist with this process.  Contact Carissa at cgiblin@voyagerlt.com.

Region D Conference Update!

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As you all know, our last Region D conference will be held this March at Georgia Tech. This year’s conference theme is Growing Together and you can view the conference hype video here! You can register at sweregiondconference.eventbrite.com! Registration includes a ticket to Celebrate SWE at the Georgia Aquarium, the option to purchase an additional Celebrate SWE ticket is on the registration page if you would like to bring a guest with you.

***Early bird registration ends on January 15th!

Anyone interested in presenting at SWE Region D conference in Atlanta, GA (March 9 – 11) should contact regiondconference@gmail.com. They are still actively looking for sponsors as well and can be contacted at the email address above.

See you all in Atlanta!

** Senate Update **

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Attached is a summary of the proposed Senate Action Items for we16.  There is a fairly full agenda of both consent and discussion items.  If you have questions or would like to provide feedback, please contact Sandy Pettit, Region D Senator at eng.pettit@gmail.com

WE16 is approaching!

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Online registration for WE16 ends Thursday, October 20, 2016. For the best conference rate register now.

Join us from October 27-29 and let’s transform Philadelphia from the city of brotherly love to the “city of sisterly love!”

Useful Webinar Coming Up!

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Register today for this upcoming webinar through SWE to get prepared for career fairs and WE16: What Not to Wear – SWE Conference Edition

September 21, 2016 at 11 am CT (15-30 minutes)

Show Us Your Shoes on Twitter and Instagram. Use hashtag #ShowUsYourShoes and show SWE the shoes you’ll be wearing to WE16 Career Fair! Post to win a $50 DSW Shoe Warehouse gift card. Winner will be selected September 21, 2016.

Join us to learn what to wear at the WE16 Career Fair, networking sessions, and professional development workshops. You will learn how to carry yourself with confidence and dress in a way that will highlight you in a positive, professional light. By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the appropriate dress code for events at WE16 and other professional events.
  • Name specific “Do’s and Don’ts” for professional attire.
  • Identify how to exude confidence in a professional setting.