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Society of Women Engineers
Wichita Area Section
I005 PO Box 1096
Wichita, KS 67201
316-361-6793
Wichita@swe.org

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President:
Deana Fitzsimmons
wichitaswe@gmail.com

Vice-President:
Erin Fisher
WichitaVP@swe.org

Secretary:
Kristen Cope
WichitaSecretary@swe.org

Treasurer:
Sara Campbell
WichitaTreasurer@swe.org

Section Representative:
Allison Wright
WichitaRep@swe.org

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Society of Women Engineers

National Society of Women Engineers The Society of Women Engineers (SWE), founded in 1950, is a not-for-profit educational and service organization. SWE is the driving force that establishes engineering as a highly desirable career aspiration for women. SWE empowers women to succeed and advance in those aspirations and be recognized for their life-changing contributions and achievements as engineers and leaders. www.swe.org

SWE - Region i Region i, or the square root of -1, unites SWE professional and student sections in Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Wyoming. swe.org/regioni

SWE - WSU Section Wichita State University section of Society of Women Engineers www.engr.wichita.edu/swe/

Wichita Organizations

Wichita Council of Engineering Societies (WCES) The Wichita Council of Engineering Societies is made up of 23 professional and technical engineering societies with a common goal of promoting engineering and engineers in the community. www.wichitaengineers.org

Wichita State University College of Engineering From some of the country's best research facilities to virtually unlimited access to many of the industry's top minds, WSU students in all fields of engineering get advantages they couldn't find anywhere else. www.wichita.edu/thisis/academics/engineering/

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) promotes education and contributes to the betterment of the construction industry by encouraging women to pursue and establish their careers in the construction industry. nawicwichita.org

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) The SAE Wichita Section is an outstanding resource for engineering, technical and management professionals involved all aspects of the vehicle mobility industry in and around the Wichita and Central Kansas area. wichita.sae.org

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is the world's largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession. info.aiaa.org/Regions/MW/Wichita/default.aspx

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) NSBE's mission is to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community. nsbe-wichitaae.org/

League of Women Voters Nonpartisan political organization encouraging the informed and active participation of citizens in government. lwvwichita.org

Fun & Education

4000 Years of Women in Science Biographies and references about women in science, in technology and other altogether creative stuff. astr.ua.edu/4000WS

PBS Design Squad Watch, play, and create - as designed on TV. pbskids.org/designsquad

Women of NASA Profiles, interactive events, teaching tips and archives. quest.nasa.gov/women/intro.html

Engineer Girl Fun facts, links, and essays about why a girl should be an engineer. engineergirl.org

Brain Cake An online community sponsored by the Girls Math & Science Partnership. Middle school girls can interact with their peers about current science topics, solve science mysteries, and discuss careers with young women scientists and engineers braincake.org

Zoey's Room A tech know community for girls zoeysroom.com

Shiny Shiny A girl's guide to gadgets wirelessdigest.typepad.com/shinyshiny/

Girls Inc Surveys, puzzles, and resources to inspire girls to design their futures and explore the world. girlsinc-online.org

Girls With Wings Inspiring future female pilots girlswithwings.com

Engineer Your Life A guide to engineering for high school girls engineeryourlife.org

Girls Go Tech Games and career resources, presented by Girl Scouts of America girlsgotech.org

NASA In Kansas NASA scholarships, fellowships, museum activities, and research projects in Kansas. NASAinKansas.org

Engineers Week Engineers Week programs are designed to reach out to current and future generations of engineering talent. eweek.org

FAA Aviation & Space Education Resources for students, partners, educators and enthusiasts. faa.gov/education

Under the Microscope Stories for and by women in science. underthemicroscope.com

I Was Wondering Showcases the accomplishments of contemporary women in science and highlights for young people the varied and intriguing careers of some of today's most prominent scientists. iwaswondering.org

Computer Girl Encouraging young female teens interested in computer science or graphics. ComputerGirl.us

GC3: Girls Communicating Career Connections Videos, games, and fun activities about cool careers that use math and science to make the world a better place. gc3.edc.org

Girlstart Texas-based organizaton educating girls through after-school programs, workshop series, summer camps, and free community events. girlstart.org

Indestructables A big site with instructions on how to make all kinds of cool stuff, from food to technology to everyday stuff for around the house. Indestructables.com

Galaxy Zoo Help help astronomers explore the Universe. Check out amazing images from NASA telescopes and use the best tool we've got to classify galaxies... your brain! GalaxyZoo.org

PHeT Interactive Simulations Fun, interactive, research-based simulations of physical phenomena from the University of Colorado. PHeT.colorado.edu

Periodic Table Interactive, visual representation of every element on the Periodic Table, with info on every element. PeriodicTable.com

National Geographic One of the largest non-profit scientific and educational institutions in the world. NationalGeographic.com

Her Story: A Timeline of Women Who Changed America Information about the book Her Story: A Timeline of Women Who Changed America, coauthored by a past SWE president. HerStoryATimeline.com

2012 Society of Women Engineers Wichita Area Section I05 PO Box 1096 Wichita, KS 67201 E-mail: Wichita@swe.org This non-profit organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code