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On Nov, 14, the Dallas  SWE chapter hosted a meeting at Parr Library and watched a webinar called, “The Lies of the Impostor Complex, Disarming the Critics, the Power of Your Authority and the Support All Around you,” by  Tanya Geisler.  In the webinar Tanya discussed: The 12 lies of the Impostor Complex and their […]

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On Saturday, November 4, 2017, 20 Dallas SWE members were treated to lunch at Urban Crust as part of our Fall Membership Appreciation event. There were many new and familiar faces at the event. The group introduced themselves and were soon sharing their stories with one another and celebrating our success at WE17 with four […]

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WE17 was another record-breaking SWE conference with over 14,500 registrants in attendace Oct 26-28. Twenty-one Dallas SWE members attended WE17 in Austin this October! Many attended for SWE business meetings, some to find a new job or recruit at the career fair, some to present their best practices and lessons learned to attendees, and for […]

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Event Recap: Frisco SWENext Club Meet

The Frisco SWENext Club meets at the Career and Technology Education Center and is made up of students from all eight of the high schools in Frisco. The 10 students researched, obtained supplies, and built t-shirt cannons to be used at pep-rallies. SWE Dallas sent two volunteer mentors, Grace Kaldawi and Kate Van Dellen. This is […]

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On Tuesday, October 17, Dallas SWE members and guests met at Fernando’s Mexican Cuisine and enjoyed a professional development presentation by Melerick Mitchell. Melerick challenged us to be identify our passions and values, and use them to set “audacious goals” in our careers. Then he encouraged us to take action to achieve those goals by […]

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On Saturday, October 14, the Membership Committee hosted our first social brunch at Ascension Coffee in downtown Dallas. The group consisted of both of old and new faces shared coffee and conversation. We had a great time discussing the upcoming WE17 conference in Austin and the Design Your World: STEM Conference for Girls. If you […]

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Ten80 Education is a national leader in developing and deploying STEM curriculum to institutions serving K-12 students. On September 26, Ten80 held a workshop at the Plano Convention Center for over 1000 local high school students to encourage their interests in STEM careers. Through relationships with NASCAR and the Army, Ten80 has incorporated robotic racing […]

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  On Tuesday, September 19, Sheri Jenkinson spoke at Dallas SWE’s professional development event on the topic, “Is Solving for Gender Diversity the Answer to a Larger Economic Challenge.”  She discussed gender inequality in the workplace and these disparities’ projected effects on meeting the technical and engineering employment demands expected in 2025.  Attendees were engaged […]

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Event Recap: Grapefest

On Friday, September 15, representatives from our Membership Committee invited Dallas SWE to enjoy Grapefest in downtown Grapevine! We spent some time watching the grape stomp and walking down Main Street. A great time was had by all. If you missed this event, check out our other upcoming professional development and social events on our […]

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Event Recap: Moon Day Outreach

Moon Day at the Frontiers of Flight Museum honors previous space flight accomplishments and focuses on current and future activities in space exploration. The annual STEM-focused event, held on July 22, 2017, served over 2,000 visitors. The Dallas and Fort Worth sections of SWE had the pleasure of being joint exhibitors again this year. We had a blast! […]

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