The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). SWE complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, SWE is authorized to issue the IACET CEU.
SWE Learning empowers women to succeed at every stage of their personal development and professional careers. We support the recruitment, retention, and advancement of women in engineering through career resources, professional development, and one-to-one networking opportunities through live and online learning opportunities. Below are examples of SWE's most popular live programs:
- SWENext High School Leadership Academy (SHLA)
- Collegiate Leadership Institute (CLI)
- Academic Leadership for Women in Engineering (ALWE)
- SWE's Executive Leadership program, called eXXec
SWE’s Advance Learning Center provides access to a valuable collection of online professional development courses available when your schedule allows. New courses are constantly being developed based on identified learning needs, including career management, leadership development, inclusion and cultural awareness, SWE leadership including section vitality resources, and topics to support your self-development.
Access the Advance Learning Center using your SWE member user ID and password to access a variety of learning methods.
SWE’s professional development is organized into six core tracks.
Specialized Areas of Focus
The specialized areas of focus is professional development for key areas of expertise.
Each of us has unique professional development needs based on our previous experiences and future development goals. As a result, SWE provides professional development opportunities for three learning levels to allow you to select sessions based on your own development needs. The learning levels below indicate the level of experience with the given topic.