Upcoming Events

WE Local 2024 Baltimore

March 1-2, 2024

To learn more about WE Local and register, please visit here.

  

SWE-BWS offers a variety of events for our members including volunteering, professional development and networking.

Have an event idea or want to let our members know about an event your are apart of? Please submit the info to our contact form.

The calendar at right offers information for some of our key upcoming events. All upcoming events advertised in our bi-weekly newsletters are also listed below.

Upcoming events from the most recent newsletter (02/17/24) are listed below. To see our other past newsletters, please visit here. If you would like to subscribe to future newsletters, please visit here.

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Upcoming Events
It’s Science Fair Season!

Volunteer with SWE-BWS for one or several science fairs this year! Click on the fair you’re interested in below to register!

Each year SWE-BWS recognizes young women who are Outstanding and Promising Engineers at several local science and engineering fairs. They receive award packets comprising a certificate, an Amazon gift card, information about SWE, and an invitation to present their work at a special virtual SWE meeting.

Upcoming science fairs are listed below. No prior experience necessary and no technical expertise is required. We hope you can join us in supporting our next generation of women engineers! We are also looking for head judges. If you’re interested in serving as a head judge, you can indicate so at registration or email janine.carol.borofka@gmail.com. Click any fair below to register.

If you have any questions, please email Janine Borofka at janine.carol.borofka@gmail.com.

Fair Name

Date(s)

Location

Anne Arundel County Regional Science and Engineering Expo

Saturday, 2/24/24

Southern High School

Northern Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair

Saturday, 3/2/24

Wakefield High School

75th Annual Prince George’s Area Science Fair (PGASF)

Saturday, 3/16/24

Charles Herbert Flowers High School

Prince William-Manassas Regional Science and Engineering Fair

Virtual judging: 3/7- 3/13/24,
In Person: Saturday, 3/16/24

Virtual and at
Prince William County Public Schools – Edward L. Kelly Leadership Center

2024 Fairfax County Regional Science and Engineering Fair

Saturday, 3/16/24

James W Robinson, Jr. Secondary School

42nd Annual Morgan State University Science-Mathematics-Engineering Fair

Friday – Saturday
3/15-3/16/24

Morgan State University Hill Field House

42nd Frederick County Science & Engineering Fair

Saturday, 3/23/24

Tuscarora High School

67th Montgomery Area County Science Fair

Saturday, 4/6/24

FDA White Oak Campus Silver Spring, MD

SWE-BWS General Body Meeting

Tuesday, February 27 from 7-8pm ET

Note: This event is currently at capacity. The waitlist has been enabled in Eventbrite; if you’re interested and was not able to secure a spot, join the waitlist and you’ll be notified if a spot opens up!

Join SWE-BWS for our first general body meeting of 2024! This is a great opportunity to meet the FY24 officers, network with fellow engineers, learn how you can help with upcoming events, and give us feedback on what events you’d like to see this year. We need you
and your input! SWE members and prospective members are invited to attend. Please consider dialing in for some or all of the meeting. Hope to see you in the Zoom room!

Registration for free by clicking the button below; a Zoom link will be sent to registrants 1 hour prior to the call.

Questions? Email leadership@swe-bws.org.

Register for General Body Meeting
BWS Happy Hour @ WE Local

Friday, March 1 at 5pm ET

Attending WE Local in Baltimore? Join us for a BWS happy hour on Friday at James Joyce Irish Pub! This is a great opportunity to network with some of your fellow SWE-BWS members, enjoy a few drinks and apps, and relax after a day at the conference. Click the button below to register for free!

*SWE-BWS will not be providing drinks/food. 

Register for Happy Hour
WE Local Baltimore
March 1-2 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel

WE Local Baltimore registration is currently SOLD OUT

If you have already registered, and would like to volunteer, there are four Collegiate Competition judge’s positions open for a lucrative 20% refund on your WE Local registration! No prior judging experience is needed. To register to volunteer please reach out to shays6@jhu.edu.
Click for Conference Information
Offshore Wind Turbine Tour

Saturday, May 4th from 9:30am-4pm ET
 
Join the SWE sections in Richmond, Hampton Roads, and Baltimore-Washington on a boat tour to view the two pilot turbines operating off the coast of Virginia Beach in Dominion Energy’s Central Virginia Offshore Wind project. We have chartered a boat through Rudee Tours for a 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. trip, with 9:30 a.m. arrival to begin boarding. Tickets are $110/person, and can be purchased by clicking the button below to register. For more information on the event, click here.
Register for Wind Turbine Tour
Reminders, Resources, and Other Information
SWE Advance Learning Center

Interested in furthering your professional and personal development? The Advance Learning Center provides learning to empower you to succeed at every stage of your development! For SWE members, the content is free or discounted.
  • SWE’s diverse offerings feature subject matter experts from a wide variety of thought leaders in STEM and leadership.
  • Inclusive design – Through our commitment to DEI and SWE’s Corporate Partnership Council (CPC), we offer closed captioning and corresponding transcripts to over 70 courses.
  • Earn CEUs/PDHs – SWE is accredited by the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
  • Multiple learning modalities – SWE offers a variety of learning modalities, including live webinars, on-demand webinars, and interactive eLearning courses.
  • Courses can be completed up to 12 months from the initial registration date.
Click the button below to learn more!
SWE Advance Learning Center
Got Content? 

If you have photos/articles/content from a SWE-BWS event, a STEM-related event, an event supporting women, or any other related event, we’d love to feature them on our newsletter and social media! If you’re interested, send your content to leadership@swe-bws.org.
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