Colorado School of Mines’ Society of Women Engineers (SWE) – Student Section

About SWE

The mission of SWE is to stimulate women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expand the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life, and demonstrate the value of diversity. Inspiring women to achieve their full potential as engineers and leaders, SWE is a professional, student–run organization that works to expand the image of engineering professions and promote the value of diversity. SWE’s vision is to be key to the success of women in engineering and technology. With over 700 members, SWE at Mines is the largest collegiate section in the U.S. and the largest professional student organization on campus. Members participate in personal and professional development such as networking with employers, outreach, and recruitment events for girls, all with the goal of establishing a strong and empowering professional community.

SWE’s Values: Integrity We aspire to the highest level of ethical behavior as evidenced by honesty and dignity in our personal and professional relationships and responsibilities. Inclusive Environment We embrace diversity in its broadest interpretation and commit to creating an inclusive environment for all our members and stakeholders.  We value the contributions of a diverse membership, which enables SWE to achieve its full potential. Mutual Support We provide an organization that fosters mentoring, and the development of professional and personal networks. Professional Excellence  We conduct our activities in a professional manner, demonstrating and demanding the highest standards of business practices. Trust  We share a common definition of success with open, transparent access to information, building mutual respect and confidence in the competence of those with whom we lead, serve and partner with.  


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