GradSWE Events


GradSWEekly [Week of November 6, 2017]

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GradSWE Committee Meeting
Tuesday, November 7 | 5:00-6:00PM | MEB 143
Getting involved with GradSWE is a great way to meet outstanding women in engineering, connect with faculty, and gain valuable leadership experience. Come to our committee meeting to find out more! 
Contact: Sierra Young (

GradSWE Leading Like a Woman Lunch
Wednesday, November 15 | 12:00-1:00PM | 2240 Digital Computer Laboratory (DCL)
“In 2014, women were just 20 percent of executives, senior officers, and management in U.S. high-tech industries (Center for American Progress)." Jennifer Larson, Director of Recruiting and Admissions for College of Business Graduate Programs at UIUC, will discuss how to manage a team and share her experiences in management roles in male-dominated industries. Please sign up here if you plan to attend.
Contact: Sarah Garrow (

Upcoming Events

CEE Lunch with Alumna Rosina Dean
Wednesday, November 8 | 12:00-1:00PM | 3350 Yeh Student Center
Calling all CEE GradSWE Members! The CEE department invites you to a lunch with alumna Rosina Dean from Dow Engineering Group. She will give a short presentation about her career at Dow Engineering, what it means to a female engineer in the work force, and answer questions from the women attending. Please sign up and place your lunch order here.
Contact: Sierra Young (

weSTEM 2018 Conference
Registration to attend weSTEM 2018 is now open!
Join GradSWE at Illinois on Saturday, February 10th for our flagship initiative - the Women Empowered in STEM (weSTEM) conference. During this annual event, STEM leaders will share experience and insight from their diverse career paths following a graduate degree. Conference includes panel discussions and breakout sessions to facilitate one-on-one interactions with these accomplished speakers and promote the discussion of topics unique to the graduate student experience.
Learn more at:
UIUC registration form || Non-UIUC application form
Contact: Erin Molloy (

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