Spring 2023 Meetings


Weekly Meetings & Events

Below is the line up for the meetings this semester. All of our weekly meetings are at noon on Wednesdays, and they will take place in Friedhoff Hall in the Green Center. To attend SWE meetings, you must be a SWE member; however, students can attend one freebie meeting per semester without membership!


January 11 Friedhoff Hall
Welcome Back to SWE!
Enjoy lunch and greet other SWE members
at our first spring meeting.

January 18 Friedhoff Hall
Facilitating Difficult Conversations
Dr. Shannon Mancus
Mines Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

January 21 – 5:00 PM Student Center Ballrooms ABC
Spring Kickoff
Join SWE for special spring kickoff fun,
including food and games.

January 25 Friedhoff Hall
Lessons from Women in Industry
Nicole Kontour

February 1 Friedhoff Hall 2
Networking Tips
Will Smith
Black and Veatch

February 4 Friedhoff Hall
Girls Lead the Way
Volunteer for a full-day conference to inspire
high school students with presentations and
activities from Mines departments.

February 6 – 5:00 PM Friedhoff Hall
Networking Reception
Enjoy networking and light refreshments
with recruiters the night before career fair.

February 8 Petroleum Hall
Wednesdays with WISEM
RSVP Required
Sheena Martinez
Mines Assistant VP of Student Life for Equity
and Engagement

February 15 Friedhoff Hall
Sustainable Buildings and Their Impacts
Dr. Paulo Tabares
Mines Mechanical Engineering

February 22 Friedhoff Hall
Gaining Confidence from College to Career


March 1 Friedhoff Hall
Women’s History Month
RSVP Required
Arjumand Alvi


March 8 Friedhoff Hall
Lessons from Mines Alumnae
Lauren Ness and Melinda Ellis
Chord Energy

March 15 Friedhoff Hall
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration:
Meet the Officers

Enjoy lunch and crafting as we meet the 22
officers behind SWE.

March 29 Friedhoff Hall
Lessons from a Scientist
Dr. Jennifer Briggs
Mines Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies


April 1 Student Center Ballrooms
Girls are S.M.A.R.T.
Join SWE for a half-day with elementary
students as we show how girls are studious,
mighty, amazing, resilient, and talented.

April 5 Friedhoff Hall 2
Seeing Through Both Sides of the Lens
Dr. Tessa Sorensen
Mines Petroleum Engineering


April 12 Friedhoff Hall
The Art and Craft of Storytelling
Dr. Toni Lefton
Executive Director, University Honors and
Scholars Programs


April 19 Friedhoff Hall
Faculty/Staff Appreciation
Join SWE for a special event to appreciate
outstanding Mines faculty and staff.



April 26 Friedhoff Hall
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Mines Entrepreneurship and Innovation



May 3 Friedhoff Hall
Awards Celebration
Celebrate the end of the year with SWE.



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