GradSWEekly [Week of December 5, 2016]

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GradSWE Member Survey
Help GradSWE develop a database of demographic information about our active (and alumni) members by filling out this very brief survey! This information will be primarily used by the funding subcommittee for communicating the benefits of sponsoring GradSWE to corporations.
Contact: Ashley Armstrong (

Powerful Lessons Learned from the Annual SWE Conference Lunch
Friday, December 9th | 12-1PM | 143 Mechanical Engineering Building
One of the best perks of being an active GradSWE member is attending the annual SWE National Conference! At this luncheon, you will hear empowering stories and lessons from about the 2016 conference and learn how you can apply to attend the 2017 conference! Topics of discussion from the 2016 conference include becoming a leader in academia, best preparing for change, and becoming an LGBTQA+ ally. Food will be provided! Please sign up here if you plan to attend.
Contact: Malia Kawamura (

Roller Derby Home Team Championship
Saturday, December 10th | 7:00-9:30PM | McKinley Aquatic Center
What better way to celebrate strong, powerful women than attending the Twin Cities Home Team Season 2016 championship! Tickets can be bought here for just $10.00 to watch the Damagin' Dames, Boneyard Bombshells, and The Paign duke it out on the skating rink. If you buy a ticket, please fill out this form so we can organize rides and save seats. Feel free to bring signs (and enthusiasm)!
Contact: Michelle Victora (

GradSWE Happy Hour
Wednesday, December 14 | 7 PM | Barrelhouse 34
Time to get together for drinks one last time before the holiday season! Celebrate the end of the semester by joining GradSWE at Barrelhouse for some festive cocktails!
Contact: Michelle Victora (