SWE: Society of Women Engineers, NU Student Chapter
SWE was established to have fun and promote women in engineering!
SWE was established to have fun and promote women in engineering! This organization was founded from the following mission and objectives:
- To inform young women, their parents, counselors, and the public in general of the qualifications and achievements of women engineers and the opportunities open to them.
- To assist women engineers in readying themselves for a return to active work after temporary retirement.
- To serve as a center of information on women in engineering.
- To encourage women engineers to attain high levels of educational and professional achievement.
“The Society of Women Engineers stimulates women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expands the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in the quality of life, and demonstrates the value of diversity.”
Solving the Problem of ‘Energy Poverty’
Rachel Joseph, E’23, chemical engineering, is on a mission to ensure that everyone—regardless of their income, address, or race—has access to clean, affordable, and renewable energy. Joseph’s focus on solving the problem of “energy poverty” is part of a journey that began in summer research programs she participated in following her sophomore and junior years […]
NU Student Chapter of the Society of Women Engineers Wins Gold Mission Award
The Society of Women Engineers student chapter will receive the Gold Mission Award at the annual WE19 Conference. This honor is given to SWE groups that embody the organization’s core values of integrity, inclusivity, mutual support, professional excellence, and trust, and demonstrate continuous improvement in their efforts.