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Society of Women Engineers

Public Profile

About This Organization

Abbreviation(s):
SWE
Purpose:
The Society of Women Engineers (SWE), originally founded in 1950, is a national non-profit educational and service organization. SWE is the driving force that establishes engineering as a highly desirable career aspiration for women. The Society of Women Engineers at Texas A&M University is an organization dedicated to helping women achieve success in engineering academically, personally, and professionally. Through company donations, SWE is able to provide many beneficial services to our members and community. This includes awarding scholarships, hosting our annual High School Conference and week-long Summer Camp for middle school girls, mentor programs, launching community outreach events, and hosting various social events for members.
Year Founded:
1973
Membership Dues:
$20 per year or $50 one-time to national organization
Admits Members:
All Year
Meeting Locations:
TBA

Public Contact Information

Public Contact Name:
McKenzie Sweeney
Public Contact E-mail Address:
president@swetamu.org
Public Contact Phone Number:
832-693-3546

Group Contact Information

Organization Web Site:
http://www.swetamu.com/
Organization E-mail Address:
secretary@swetamu.org

Organization Associations

Academic Department:
Dwight Look College of Engineering
Non-Academic Department:
None

Membership

Approximate membership of the organization:
300-1000
Membership policies:
  • Our organization accepts undergraduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts graduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts faculty/staff as members
Weekly time committment required of organization members:
0-3 Hours
Membership intake process:
Open

Events

Community Service Projects:
Twice per semester
Fundraising Events:
Once per year
Speakers/Lectures:
Three or more times per semester
On-Campus Social Events:
Twice per semester
Off-Campus Social Events:
Twice per semester
Hosting Conferences:
Once per semester
Sponsoring Special Events (Concerts, one-time events, etc.):
Once per semester
New Member Orientation/Training:
Never
Events with Alcohol:
Never
In-State Travel:
Once per year
Domestic US Travel:
Once per year
International Travel:
Never