December General Meeting 🗓

Come join us on December 4th to discuss our SWE business and upcoming events including our Holiday party!  Everyone is welcome to come take part.  It will start at 6 pm at Make ICT.

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SWE Holiday Party 🗓

Join us for our Holiday Party! Hosted in the home of SWE member Jess Stitt. This event is potluck style however SWE will be providing the ham for the dinner. We will be having a white elephant gift exchange. Please spend no more than $25 on your gift.

Please RSVP through this link. We ask that you list what you will bring as your side when you sign up. With your RSVP you will receive her address. This event is open to SWE paid and non-paid members as well as their guest.

Posted in Section News

Volunteer Opportunity – Design Build Fly Exhibit

Exploration Place is seeking aviation enthusiasts to help with the opening of their new Design Build Fly exhibit.  Volunteer shifts are flexible and are available from November 14th through December 3rd.  There are many different opportunities ranging from greeter to exhibit repair to hands-on activity facilitators.  See the linked documentation for additional information.  For any further questions or to sign up, contact Dee Wright.

 

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Dates of Participation

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Wichita Alternative Gift Market 🗓

Wichita SWE is hosting a booth at this year’s Wichita’s Alternative Gift Market where we will be selling ornaments to support Indian women in purchasing sewing machines to launch their own businesses and get out of poverty.  Come help us with the booth or come just to shop for a good cause and get in the holiday spirit!  The market is free to enter and is located at the University Congregational Church (9209 E 29th St. N).  It will be open from 10am to 4pm.  If you are interested in helping with the booth, contact Kim at ksbswe@gmail.com.

The Facebook event is here and includes additional information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1368549073179019/

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Friendsgiving Potluck – WSU SWE Section Invites You!

The WSU SWE section is hosting a Friendsgiving potluck event on November 15th at 6 pm.  This is a joint event with the student sections of SHPE and NSBE  as a part of the 50k coalition.  They have invited any professional SWE members to join their feast!  If you would like to attend, please fill out the Doodle Poll and the Food Sign Up Sheet.  They have requested to refrain from bringing any turkey, stuffing or mashed potatoes, as those will be provided by the student orginizations.

When: November 15th at 6pm

Where: Experimental Engineering Building (WSU Campus), Room 264

Posted in Upcoming Events, WSU

Aero Plains Brewing Tour 🗓

Join us for a tour of a local brewery and learn about how beer is made.  Aero Plains is a young microbrewery located in the Delano District of Wichita.  You can visit their website for additional information.  Hang around after the tour for networking and drinks (not included).  Hope to see you at this fun and free event!  The tour begins at 6 pm.

 

RSVP: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f084aa8aa28a4fb6-aero

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November General Meeting 🗓

Come join us to discuss SWE business for the section.  Everyone is welcome!

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Linked In and Resume Workshop 🗓

The world has gone digital.  One of the largest digital tools for career networking is LinkedIn. Join us for a working session to improve our use of LinkedIn.  We’ll focus on optimizing the areas on our profiles that are searched by online recruiters.  We will also cover the ways you can use LinkedIn to find potential jobs and find companies that hire your skill set.

Join us on October 16th at Watermark Books for a presentation followed by time to review and share your resume or profile.  Feel free to bring your laptop to work on your information live at the meeting.

Please RSVP here.

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October Newsletter

October is a busy month for SWE!  Here is our October Newsletter to summarize the calendar of events and SWE news you should know about.  I hope to see you at one of our upcoming events.  Don’t forget to RSVP!

 

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

Bergmann Corn Maze 🗓

On Friday October 20th, a group of us will be going to Bergmann Corn Maze.  If you are interested in joining us, please sign-up here.

We will be meeting at the Corn Maze at 7:30pm. It is located at 8401 S. Meridian, Haysville, KS  67060. The cost is $10 per adult.  If we have a group of 15 or more we can get a group discount.  Please note SWE will not be paying, it will be paid for by the individuals and they only accept cash or check.  No credit cards.  Want to know more information about the Maze, you can find it at http://bergmanncornmaze.com/

Things to be prepared for:

  1. Bring a flashlight.  Phone batteries run out and then you have no light.
  2. Wear closed toe shoes.  Suggest tennis shoes as we will be walking through a field.
  3. Bring a jacket as it gets chilly.

 

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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