The Society of Women Engineers (SWE), founded in 1950, is a not-for-profit educational and service organization in the United States. SWE is the driving force that establishes engineering as a highly desirable career aspiration for women. SWE empowers women to succeed and advance in those aspirations and be recognized for their life-changing contributions and achievements as engineers and leaders. SWE has over 21,000 members in nearly 100 professional sections and 300 student sections throughout the United States.

Mission Statement

"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."

Region J

Region J consists of the Northwest states: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. This blog serves to educate collegiate members from these states regarding upcoming events and best practices at the individual, university, region, and national levels within the SWE organization.

 

Information taken from Wikipedia and Region J Blog.