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If you are working on a story about SWE or engineering, contact Chris Martin at cmartin@davidjamesgroup.com or call him at 630.670.2745 for assistance.

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October 2023








SWE’s Background and Mission

SWE was established in 1950, celebrated its 65th anniversary in 2015, and has over 40,000 members across the globe. SWE is the world’s largest advocate for all women in engineering and technology, offering a vast pool of resources to nurture personal and professional development. SWE is the driving force that establishes engineering as a highly desirable career for women through various training and development programs, networking opportunities, scholarships, outreach, and advocacy activities.

SWE 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 Demonstrate the value of diversity
  • SWE champions the value of diversity by being the catalyst for change.
  • SWE inspires women to achieve their full potential as engineers and leaders.
  • SWE will be there for women as they seek to be their authentic selves in all stages of their careers and lives.
  • SWE is a resource to young girls and collegiates exploring future careers in engineering and technology.

Media Kit

Our online media kit offers media professionals the latest information about the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), including staff biographies, history, annual reports, and our position and influence in industry-related public policy initiatives.