May General Meeting 🗓

Join us on May 7th to discuss SWE business including our upcoming banquet.  Everyone is welcome.

When: Monday, May 7th, 6:00 PM
Where: Make ICT, 1500 E. Douglas

Posted in Other meetings, Section News, Upcoming Events

SWE Picnic with WSU 🗓

Picnic Flyer

It’s time to celebrate! Come join us as we celebrate the collegiates with an end of the year party! There will be food, drink, yard games, and fun! Please RSVP here and join us!

When: May 3rd at 6 pm
Where: Chisholm Creek Park Picnic Area – 3228 N. Oliver Ave. (See Map Below)
RSVP: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F084AA8AA28A4FB6-year

Posted in Other meetings, Outreach, Section News, Upcoming Events, WSU

Cillessen and Sons Tour – May 9th 🗓

CSI TOUR

Join SWE Wichita in a tour of the traffic control and construction company, Cillessen and Sons.  Our member, Michelle Boehm will give us a private tour of the company’s shop and teach us about traffic control.  There will be an optional group dinner following the tour at a location TBD.  If you are interested in attending the tour, please RSVP to Michelle by May 8th.  Also, if you have a hard hat, please bring it.  Otherwise, let Michelle know you need one provided.

When: May 9th at 5:30-7:00 PM
Where: Cillessen and Sons, 2300 E. Tigua, Kechi, KS (Directions note: Tigua is just north of Hwy 254 and now goes all the way through from Woodlawn to Rock Rd. For those coming from the west, it is recommended to get off at Woodlawn to avoid turning left across the highway. This road doesn’t show up on google yet, so a picture is attached.)
RSVP: Michelle at  mboehm@cillessen.us by May 8th

Posted in Member News, Section News, Upcoming Events

Banquet tickets – Early Bird Special

Reminder: 1 more week of our early bird special!  Buy your banquet tickets by 5/1/2018 for a chance to be reimbursed the cost of one ticket!

Banquet will be Tuesday, May 22nd at Crestview Country Club, 5:30-8:30pm.

>>> RSVP and Buy Your Tickets HERE! <<<

We hope to see you there!

Posted in Section News

Trivia Night!

Join the SWE Wichita and Wichita State University Sections for another fun filled night of trivia!  There will be snacks and prizes. Everyone is welcome at this free event, however please RSVP so we know how many snacks and materials to provide.

When: Monday, April 23rd, 6-8 pm
Where: Experiential Engineering Building, Room 264 (See Parking Map)
RSVP: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F084AA8AA28A4FB6-trivia

Posted in Section News

Vote for FY19 SWE Wichita Section Officers

It’s here, the time to vote for our section’s FY19 Officers!  All paid SWE members in good standing are eligible to vote.  The nominating committee has proposed a slate of officers.  You can review the biographies of the proposed officers here.  Please submit your vote using this Google Form no later than May 15th.  If you have any issues with the link or viewing the attached PDF, please contact wichitaswe@gmail.com.

Officers will be sworn in on May 22nd at our Annual Banquet.  Purchase your tickets here to be a part of this special event!

Posted in Member News, Section News, SWE news

Annual Banquet is May 22, 2018!

Tickets for banquet are on sale NOW!

>>> RSVP and Buy Your Tickets HERE! <<<

Early bird special: If you purchase your ticket by 5/1/2018, you will be entered into a drawing and the winner will be reimbursed for the cost of one ticket!

Posted in Section News

Save the Date for Banquet!

Our 2018 banquet will be held Tuesday May 22, 2018 from 5:30-8:30pm at Crestview Country Club.

Every year in May, the Wichita Area section of Society of Women Engineers gathers together for an annual dinner banquet so we can acknowledge the accomplishments of the past 12 months, reconnect with our members and the community, and celebrate another year in the history of our organization that’s been going strong ever since our charter in 1982.

We will swear in our new Wichita SWE officers, recognize the Wichita State SWE scholarship winner, hear from guest speaker Stefana Saxton who is a Business Excellence Innovation Leader at Black & Veach, and hold a gift basket silent auction fundraiser for collegiate outreach and support.

Ticket sales will begin soon! Visit wichitaswe.org/banquet for more info.

Posted in Section News

FY19 SWE Leadership Interest

The season of succession planning is here!  If you are interested in a committee role or serving as an officer of the section for FY19, please fill out this form.  FY19 runs from July 1st, 2018 through June 30th, 2019.  Information on roles and responsibilities is also included in the  form.  There is an option to request additional information before submitting your name for a position as well.  Nominations must be submitted no later than Friday, April 13th.  Please note that filling out this form does not guarantee you a position.  The nominating committee will select candidates for the proposed slate by April 15th and send it out to the section for vote to determine officer positions.  Please consider applying for a position and encourage others to do the same.  This is a great opportunity to develop your leadership skills in a safe environment.  If you have any questions, please submit them to wichtiaswe@gmail.com.

Posted in Member News, Section News, SWE news

Effective Communication with the LCC 🗓

The SWE Wichita Section is partnering with the SWE WSU Section to host our Leadership Coaching Committee (LCC) coach, Abigail Wendt.  Abigail will give a one hour session about how to communicate more effectively on Thursday April 5th, at 6 pm on the WSU campus.  After attending her session, you will be able to do the following:

  • Recognize the differences between effective and ineffective communication habits.
  • Apply active listening skills in your daily life.
  • Appreciate the importance of non-verbal communication.
  • Understand electronic communication etiquette.
  • Identify and remove barriers to effective communication.

Join us for this free professional development event!

When: Thursday, April 5th at 6:00 pm.
Where: Experiential Engineering Building Rm 264, Wichita State Campus
RSVP and map here

Effective Communication Flyer

 

Posted in Upcoming Events, WSU

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Society of Women Engineers
Wichita Area Section
I005 PO Box 1096
Wichita, KS 67201
Wichitaswe@gmail.com

President:
Hannah Morris
wichitaswe@gmail.com

Vice-President:
Rachel Battershaw
WichitasweVP@gmail.com

Secretary:
Kim Burton
WichitasweSecretary@gmail.com

Treasurer:
Jessica Stitt
WichitasweTreasurer@gmail.com

Section Representative:
Sara Campbell
WichitasweRep@gmail.com

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Special Thanks

We would like to thank the following establishments for providing a location to hold our meetings:

 
MakeICT
Watermark Books & Café
Wichita Water Center