Featured Partner of the Month


Society of Women Engineers (SWE) 

The AUTM Women Inventors Committee sees the Society of Women Engineers as a great example of an organization supporting women in STEM inventors and entrepreneurs. SWE champions the interests of women in engineering, and technology across all disciplines and employment sectors, including innovation and entrepreneurship. Working for positive system transformation, SWE’s vision is to be key to the success of women in engineering and technology, and SWE’s Mission 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. We’re happy to introduce AUTM members to SWE and hope that we can all learn from their programs. SWE’s Value Propositions are listed below:
  • For professionals: SWE provides to its members a unique combination of personalized, flexible benefits in the areas of mentoring, training, personal and professional growth - all by women in engineering, for women in engineering.
  • For collegiates: SWE provides collegiate members the opportunity to inspire future generations and have fun. SWE also provides collegiate members valuable access to a unique set of resources that sets the stage for a successful career.
  • For employers: SWE helps the engineering profession achieve a broadly diverse, well trained workforce to enhance overall workplace performance.
  • For the profession: SWE provides many flexible options to inspire, support, and positively impact women in engineering on their own terms.
For more than six decades, SWE has given women engineers a unique place and voice within the engineering industry. SWE is centered around a passion for its members' success and continues to evolve with the challenges and opportunities reflected in today's exciting engineering and technology specialties.

For example, opportunities provided to SWE members is training resources through the SWE Learning tracks and themes include training programs ranging from “Advocating for Change,” to “ Career Management and Life Transitions,” to “K-12 Outreach,” “Entrepreneurship,” to “Innovation and Disruption.” We invite you to explore the values, principles, and priorities that guide our initiatives. Membership is open to any individual who supports the vision and mission of SWE. Visit their website at http://www.swe.org/ to learn more.