SWE Paint Night

We are planning for the SWE Paint Night on August 18th.  Please go to our survey to select your favorite painting. The painting with the most names will be selected as the painting for the evening. We are closing the polling on Friday August 3rd or order to give Rachael time to prepare for the event.

Ready to sign up for a night of fun??  Sign up for the Paint Night Here!  Space is limited to the first 20 people. To help cover the costs of the event, we are asking everyone that signs up to pay $10. You can pay through our square site here.  Don’t forget you will need your payment confirmation number when you sign up for the event.

Have any questions, send me an email.

 

Key Takeaways:

  • August 18th – 6:30PM
  • Shaina’s House – address provided after sign up
  • Snacks will be provided
  • Bring your own Wine
  • Wear clothes you can get paint on

Posted in Section News

August SWE General Meeting 🗓

Join us on Monday, August 6th for our section general meeting in the large conference room at Watermark Books & Cafe. We will be discussing events for this year, open committee positions, the upcoming society conference, and other topics. Everyone is welcome to join.
When: August 6th, 6-7pm
Where: Watermark Books, 4701 E. Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS 67218
 
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2019 Engineering Expo Kick Off 🗓

Interested in learning more about Engineering Expo?  Think you may want to be a committee member or chair?  Come to our first meeting on Monday August 20th at 6:00 PM.  Location will be at Watermark Books.

If you have any questions, contact us at expo@wichitaswe.org

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Reimbursement Form

The Reimbursement Form has been updated.  For any reimbursements, please fill out this form, attach your receipts and send to the treasurer.

Reimbursement Form

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Google Group Updates

Here are google groups we’ll be using to coordinate section activities now that we’re using google for our email accounts. To join any group, email it@wichitaswe.org

Our member google group is the same as last year.
Location: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/wichitaswe
To post by email: wichitaswe@googlegroups.com
Members: Over 100
Who can join: Anybody!

Leaders
Location: https://groups.google.com/a/wichitaswe.org/forum/#!forum/leaders
To post by email: leaders@wichitaswe.org
Members: 10-20
Who can join: Officers, committee leads, involved volunteers

Officers
Location: https://groups.google.com/a/wichitaswe.org/forum/#!forum/officers
To post by email: officers@wichitaswe.org
Members: 4
Who can join: Our section President, VP, secretary, treasurer

We have new emails for officers this year too. To contact us, visit the Current Officers page.

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FY 19 Planning Meeting 🗓

The FY2019 planning meeting will be Saturday July 14 at Jess Stitt’s home.  It will start at 3:00 and last until 5:00.  Please sign up here to receive here address.

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Fearless and Female 🗓

Did you know that fighting like a girl is a really GOOD THING? Do you know what to do if you are knocked to the ground? Grabbed by the wrist? Grabbed from behind? Being followed? Relax and take a deep breath, because Fearless and Female has the answers! Dress comfortably and join us for an afternoon filled with fun, laughter and self-defense skills that could someday save your life! Learn how to Fight Like A Girl!

Every adult participant receives a FREE STABBY KITTY

This workshop is open to friends and family over 12 years old.  All participants must be female and cost $20.  You can pay online on our Square account or bring cash to the event to cover registration costs.  Additional information will be sent to registrants on what to wear and expect.

Date: Thursday, June 21st
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm CDT
Location: Rusty Eck Ford – 7310 E Kellogg Ave
RSVP Here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f084aa8aa28a4fb6-fearless
Pay Online Here: https://squareup.com/store/wichitaswe

For more information on the workshop go to www.fearlessandfemale.com

Posted in Upcoming Events

June Newsletter

June Newsletter

Hello Wichita SWE,
 
The end of the fiscal year is fast approaching.  That being so, we still have a few more great events to end the year with!  See our June Newsletter (linked above), for information on a women’s self defense class and an outreach day at the Kansas Aviation Museum.  These are the last two events of FY18 and I hope you can join us for them.

 
Please also note in the newsletter, that if you have not already, it is time to renew your SWE membership.  Registering as an official member of SWE grants you access to the endless engineering, career, professional development and outreach resources and tools that SWE has to offer.  It also helps support our Section through funds from the Society based on our membership numbers.  These funds help us hold fun and rewarding events throughout the year.

 
Finally, I want to thank everyone who has participated in any of our Section’s events this year and made this year another success for the SWE Wichita Section.  I have truly enjoyed serving as the Section’s President this year and am very excited to see what the FY19 officers have planned for the coming year.  I am confident that I am leaving our Section in very capable hands.  It has been an honor and pleasure to serve you and meet many new faces.  I hope to see you at an event in the near future.

 
Sincerely,

Hannah Morris
Wichita Section President
Society of Women Engineers
Posted in From the president, Member News, Member Spotlight, Other meetings, Outreach, Section News, SWE news, Upcoming Events

Play on the Planes – Volunteers Needed 🗓

Posted on Hannah Morris

The Kansas Aviation Museum is hosting the special event, Play on the Planes Day, on Saturday, June 16th.  Join the SWE Wichita Section in hosting an activity booth at this fun event centered around STEM and aviation.  We will be bringing a hand-made wind tunnel to display and run as an interactive exhibit.  We need extra hands to make the day run smoothly.  There are multiple time slots available from 8:40 am to 5:10 pm.  If you can join us, please sign up using the link below.  No aviation knowledge required!  Reach out with any questions to wichitaswe@gmail.com.

When: Saturday, June 16th 9 am – 5 pm
Where: Kansas Aviation Museum, 3350 George Washington Blvd, Wichita, KS 67210
Sign Up To Volunteer: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f084aa8aa28a4fb6-play

 

Posted in Outreach, Upcoming Events

June General Meeting 🗓

Posted on Hannah Morris

Our final GM for FY18 will be on June 4th from 6-7 PM at MakeICT.  Everyone is welcome to join and discuss our review of the annual banquet and FY18.

Posted in Section News, Upcoming Events

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Society of Women Engineers
Wichita Area Section
I005 PO Box 1096
Wichita, KS 67201

President:
Hannah Morris
president@wichitaswe.org

Vice-President:
Rachel Battershaw
vp@wichitaswe.org

Secretary:
Kim Burton
Secretary@wichitaswe.org

Treasurer:
Jessica Stitt
Treasurer@wichitaswe.org

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

 
MakeICT
Watermark Books & Café
Wichita Water Center