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Welcome to the 2011-2012 SWE Year and to the newly redesigned SWE-Los Angeles Website! The dedicated officers of the section…

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Scholarship

Scholarship

Applications Due March 8, 2013

The Los Angeles Section of the Society of Women Engineers sponsors an annual scholarship program.

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Professional Development Conference

Professional Development Conference

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This year's SWE-LA Professional Development Conference (PDC) will be held Friday, April 25, 2014 at The Double Tree Hotel in…

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Calendar Events

Calendar Events

SWE LA Networking

SWE-LA holds social/networking events all over the LA area.  See what’s near you!

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Wow! That's Engineering!

Wow! That's Engineering!

Wow! That's Engineering!

SWE-LA to host a Wow! That’s Engineering! event in 2012

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Updates

Happy New Year to All of Our Friends at SWE-LA!

 

Dear SWE-LA Members, in this update you will find the following:

  • SWE-LA dineLA - Jan 19th
  • Volunteers Needed! UCLA Wow! Thanks Engineering - Feb 7th
  • Behind the Scenes at Universal Studios - Feb 18th
  • FY15 Sonora Region Conference in San Luis Obispo - Feb 27th-Mar 1st
  • ASHRAE SoCal and SWE-LA Present Dr. Julia Keen on Female Retention in the Building Construction Industry - Mar 3rd
  • 2015 Mini-Conference on Systems Engineering in March
  • 2015 Professional Development Conference - Apr 24th
  • Save the Date- SWE-LA upcoming events

 

SWE-LA dineLA - Jan 19th

Join other SWE members for socializing and networking as we take advantage of dineLA.  On January 19th at 7 pm, we will be going to RockSugar Panasian Kitchen.  The menu and location can be found here  http://www.discoverlosangeles.com/what-to-do/restaurants/rocksugar-pan-asian-kitchen

Please RSVP to Missy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   there is limited space, so please do so ASAP.  Feel free to invite other potential members. 

Where: RockSugar Panasian Kitchen

When: January, 19, 2015, 7-9pm

Cost: $30 plus tax and tip

RSVP: Missy, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  by January 18th

Volunteers Needed! UCLA Wow! That's Engineering - Feb 7th

Wow! That's Engineering Day is an event where over 100 girl scouts come to UCLA to learn about engineering. The girls range from elementary school to high school students, and learn about different types of engineering through hands-on activities. They also get a chance to look at projects presented by different engineering clubs at UCLA. The goal is to encourage young girls to consider a career in engineering by making it fun and accessible.

Volunteers are needed to help run STEM outreach activities, setup and cleanup. Lunch will be provided.

Where: UCLA, Moore 100

When: Saturday, February 7, 2015 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Parking and Details: Will be emailed directly to volunteers

Volunteer Sign Up: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Behind the Scenes at Universal Studios - Feb 18th

Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a theme park engineer? Join SWE-LA for a behind-the-scenes technical tour of Universal Studios Theme Park, panel discussion, and mixer with their engineers. Universal Studios is looking to hire experienced professionals and their talent acquisition representatives will be available to discuss employment opportunities. (Bring your resume!) Light refreshments will be provided. This event is for professional members only; guests may be allowed if space permits.

When: Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 5-8PM

Where: Universal Studios (Main Offices) - 100 Universal Plaza, Universal City, CA 91308

Cost: FREE

Parking: Details to come!

RSVP: RSVP by February 4 via SurveyMonkey (https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/7XYKLT2)

Wait List: Due to the expected popularity of this event, those who do not get spots on the tour will be wait listed. If a spot opens up, you will be notified two days before the event.

Cancellations: You have until February 15th to notify SWE-LA if you can no longer attend this event. "No shows" will be barred from attending future SWE-LA events.

Questions, Comments, Concerns, Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

FY15 Sonora Region Conference in San Luis Obispo - Feb 27th-Mar 1st

The 2015 Region Conference will be held in San Luis Obispo from 2/27-3/1/2015. For information on registration and the conference hotel room block, please see below.
Registration
Conference registration is open, with early bird pricing ending on 1/11/2015. To go straight to the registration page, please visit our 
Eventbrite.
Conference Hotel Block
The FY15 Region Conference Hotel Block at the Embassy Suites in San Luis Obispo is open. The special rate of $119/night is available for 2/26-3/1. The room block will close on 1/28. To book a room, please visit:
FY15 Region B Conference Hotel Website

 

ASHRAE SoCal and SWE-LA Present Dr. Julia Keen on Female Retention in the Building Construction Industry - Mar 3rd

The Southern California Chapter of ASHRAE is hosting a Women in Engineering night on March 3, 2015. Please join ASHRAE-SoCal and SWE-LA to hear Dr. Julia Keen present the findings of her doctoral research on the retention of females in the building construction industry. Additional details.

ASHRAE is a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. Julia Keen, Ph.D., P.E., HBDP, BEAP is an Associate Professor of Architectural Engineering and Construction Science at Kansas State University holding the Bob and Betty Tointon Engineering endowed chair.

What: ASHRAE SoCal & SWE-LA March 3rd Meeting

When: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM PST

Where: The Proud Bird (11022 Aviation Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90045)

Cost: $45, Early Bird Price - Registration includes dinner

*Student SWE Members are FREE*

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ashrae-socal-swe-la-march-3rd-meeting-tickets-12590256797

2015 Mini-Conference on Systems Engineering in March 2015

Now that WE14 is over, it's time to get ready for another conference!

The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) Los Angeles Chapter: 2015 Mini-Conference on Systems Engineering will be held at LMU on March 14th, 2015. Abstract submission is now open!http://www.incose-la-miniconference.org/

2015 Professional Development Conference - Apr 24th

Get ready for our annual SWE-LA Professional Development Conference on April 24 2015!

This year's SWE-LA Professional Development Conference (PDC) will provide you with great opportunities to expand your network and enhance your professional toolkit so you can be ready to tackle some of the challenges you might be facing in today’s fast paced world.

More details on PDC registration and schedule coming up soon!

SWE-LA upcoming events:

  • SWE-LA dineLA - Jan 19th
  • Volunteers Needed! UCLA Wow! Thanks Engineering - Feb 7th
  • Behind the Scenes at Universal Studios - Feb 18th
  • FY15 Sonora Region Conference in San Luis Obispo - Feb 27th-Mar 1st
  • Female Retention in the Building Construction Industry - Mar 3rd
  • 2015 Mini-Conference on Systems Engineering in March
  • SWE Community Event in the San Fernando Valley - March
  • 2015 Professional Development Conference - Apr 24th
  • Self Defense for Women - May
  • SWE Community: Dim Sum - May
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  • End of the Year Picnic at Angel City Brewery - June
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