The conference is the world’s largest gathering of women in engineering and technology,
and this year, there will be more than 10,000 individuals
attending the conference.
The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) will take over Austin, Texas for the WE17 annual conference from October 26th to 28th. The conference is the world’s largest gathering of women in engineering and technology, and this year, there will be more than 10,000 individuals attending the conference. The event offers women the opportunity to participate in a global gathering and learn about innovative ways to approach their jobs, rekindle old friendships, and assist younger members find their career paths and develop plans for success. In addition to more than 250 plenary sessions, the conference will feature a career fair, host the Academic Leadership for Women in Engineering (ALWE) program, NXP Foundation’s Women’s STEM Leadership Forum, and SWE’s outreach event “Invent It. Build It.”
Spire will be represented by Managing Consultant, Kate Hull, who currently serves on SWE’s Board of Directors as Speaker of the Senate. Ms. Hull has been involved with SWE for more than a decade and has served in several leadership positions on the local, regional, and society levels. Ms. Hull will facilitate the highly-anticipated Senate meeting at WE17, during which a vote will be held for numerous proposed bylaws amendments as part of SWE’s effort to improve the functionality and efficiency of its governance structure. Ms. Hull will also be honored during an awards ceremony as a Distinguished New Engineer, which recognizes ten women each year from around the world who have demonstrated outstanding technical performance, as well as leadership in professional organizations and the community.
Please join us in congratulating Ms. Hull on being named a Distinguished New Engineer!
To learn more about Ms. Hull’s expertise, please click here.