SWENext High School Leadership Academy (SHLA)

Swenext High School Leadership Academy (shla)

The SWENext High School Leadership Academy (SHLA) aims to inspire high school students to pursue careers in engineering and technology.

The SWENext High School Leadership Academy (SHLA) provides high-school students with year-round programming to bring awareness and inspire students to pursue engineering and technology careers. Training and development are provided in five essential tracks, including:

  1. College preparation
  2. STEM pathways
  3. Leadership
  4. Self-development
  5. Inclusion and cultural awareness

2021-2022 SHLA Agenda


Upcoming SHLA Programming

Swenext High School Leadership Academy (shla)

SWENext TV is on-demand content of our live learning web sessions based on SHLA’s key program tracks. All on-demand content will be hosted in the SHLA Google Classroom along with additional resources and materials for students. Below are the upcoming SWENext TV learning events:

Past SWENext TV learning available on-demand.

SWENext Connect is an opportunity for students to connect in person and online with peers and mentors from our SWE community with expertise in various engineering fields. Click here for additional information. The next SWENext Connect will be:


Swenext High School Leadership Academy (shla)

View additional SHLA photos here.

To learn more about SHLA, please contact swenext@swe.org.


This project is based upon work partially supported by the generosity of the Motorola Solutions Foundation, Lockheed Martin, General Motors, and Cisco.