GradSWEekly [Week of October 9, 2017]

Front and Center

GradSWE Committee Meeting
Tuesday, October 10 | 5:00-6:00PM | MEB 143
Getting involved in 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 (

October Happy Hour at Crane Alley
Wednesday, October 11 | 7:00-9:00PM | Crane Alley (115 W Main St, Urbana)
Meet other GradSWE members and enjoy some drinks in Urbana! 
Contact: Sierra Young (

Upcoming Events

GradSWE Positive Mindset Lunch
Tuesday, October 17 | 12:00-1:00PM | 2005 MEL (Deere Pavilion)
Shayne and Jarrett, facilitators from the Counseling Center at UIUC, will lead a workshop on positive thinking and optimism. Please sign up here if you plan to attend.
Contact: Sarah Garrow (

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 (

Other Announcements

Join the Publicity Committee!
Interested in becoming more involved with GradSWE? Apply your creative side and join the Publicity Committee in promoting GradSWE events and the upcoming weSTEM conference! Open positions include Graphic Design, Website Design, and Social Media Coordinator. 
Contact: Nicole Chan ( and Elle Wroblewski (

Follow us on Social Media!
Be sure to join our Facebook Group (GradSWE at Illinois) and follow us on Instagram (@gradsweillinois) and Twitter (@gradsweillinois) to stay up-to-date with all our exciting events!
Contact: Elle Wroblewski (