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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…



Applications Due March 8, 2013

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

Professional Development Conference

Professional Development Conference

More details coming soon!

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

Calendar Events

Calendar Events

SWE LA Networking

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

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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SWE-LA Email Update for July 11, 2014


JPL Tour on August 15th, RSVP by July 19th

JPL Tour with SWE-LA, August 15, 2014

Join SWE-LA for a public group tour of NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.  We've reserved 30 spots on a first come, first serve members-only basis.  All tours commonly include a multimedia presentation on JPL entitled "Journey to the Planets and Beyond," which provides an overview of the Laboratory's activities and accomplishments. Guests may also visit the von Karman Visitor Center, the Space Flight Operations Facility, and the Spacecraft Assembly Facility.

What: NASA JPL Public Group Tour
Where: NASA JPL: 4800 Oak Grove Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
When: August 15, 2014, 1:00PM-3:30PM
RSVP by Saturday, July 19, 2014 https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/L69WYVH
*First come, first serve to SWE-LA members (FY15 dues paid); SWE members of other sections and non-members will be wait-listed

Please Note:

  • A tour for organizations and groups of 20 people or more. On lab dining facilities / designated eating areas are not available for tour groups. There are local parks / restaurants in the immediate area. The tour lasts between 2-2.5 hours. The walking distance for the tour is approximately 0.8 miles with multiple flights of stairs. A finalized roster of attendees will need to be submitted online 3 weeks prior to the date of your tour. Any guest not on the finalized roster will not be allowed entry.
  • All US citizens 18 years of age or older visiting JPL MUST present official, government-issued photo identification, such as a driver's license or passport, before being allowed entry.
  • Federal security requirements insist that you provide this office with a roster (maximum 40 persons) ONE MONTH before the tour. We require the full name and country of citizenship for all adults, and full name for those under the age of 18. Anyone not on our approved roster will not be allowed on to the facility. *Note: Substituting roster names the day of the tour is not allowed*
  • All non-US citizens (Foreign Nationals) 18 years of age or older MUST present either a passport or resident visa (green card) before being allowed entry. Individuals without the appropriate identification will NOT be admitted to the facility. 


SWE-LA DineLA on July 16th

Come network with other SWE Members as we take part in the Semi-annual LA Restaurant Week.  We will be going to Second Story in Manhattan Beach.  We will be having dinner at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, July 16th.  For a preview of the 3 course menu and more details on the restaurant go to http://www.discoverlosangeles.com/what-to-do/restaurants/second-story-restaurant#poi-tabs
Second Story is located at:

3501 N. Sepulveda Blvd
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(310) 750-0312

You must RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  by midnight on the 15th.


SWE-LA South Bay Happy Hour on August 7th 

Come join other SWE members for an after work networking session and happy hour.  We will be meeting at Macaroni Grill in El Segundo on August 7th at 5:30.  There is plenty of validated parking in the parking garage and there will be happy hour specials.  Please RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  if you plan to attend so that we can get enough space.

Macaroni Grill

2321 Rosecrans Ave, El Segundo, CA 90245
(310) 643-0812

Save the Date: SWE-LA Upcoming Events
  • Welcome / Welcome Back Brunch - August, 16, 2014


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