Penn SWE Receives Outstanding Section Award

The Penn chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) received the Outstanding SWE Section Award, placing them first out of 60 collegiate sections in the region. The award was presented at the SWE Region E Conference held from March 25-27 at the University of Virginia. Penn SWE’s board put together a substantial application demonstrating their efforts at encouraging women to achieve their full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expanding the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life and demonstrating the value of diversity.

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is an international non-profit service organization aimed at informing the community of the qualifications and achievements of women engineers. This year’s conference theme, Dare to be Different, challenged attendees, companies and sponsors to imagine, demonstrate, and celebrate how they are innovative, distinctive and global. The SWE conference was attended by members from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia.

Learn more about Penn SWE by visiting their website.