by: Heather Wiest, Leadership Coach You have probably accessed the SWE Member Portal to renew your membership, but did you know that the portal provides a vital link between yourself and the Society? In order to effectively connect with members, SWE utilizes members’ contact and preferences information. The tips below highlight some of the most… Continue reading Maintain Your SWE Profile
By Leadership Coach Claire Dvorak, Region E Transitions from one group of leadership to another with the change of the SWE fiscal year can be overwhelming. But no matter what role you are moving into, these quick tips will help you transition smoothly into your new position! Scope out your role – Have a discussion… Continue reading Quick Leadership Transition Tips
By Leadership Coach (and FY18 WE Local Host Committee Chair) Kristina George, Region i SWE launched WE Local in 2017 to bring the Annual Conference education and networking experience to the Member’s backyard with each conference theme as “Meet Locally. Learn Socially.” This year SWE Headquarters along with SWE Members and Partners, hosted 5 WE… Continue reading Save the Date to “Meet Locally. Learn Socially.” in 2019!
By Leadership Coach Kristina George, Region i With section elections coming to an end, there is a special group of members who now find themselves as a FY19 Section President! First, congratulations! This is a huge honor and one of the best leadership experiences in SWE. Second, chances are that you’re still learning all the… Continue reading You’re Section President, Now What?
SWE Members, We are currently accepting applications for the Leadership Coaching Committee (LCC) for FY19! The LCC is comprised of both collegiate and professional members who have the SWE background and desire to improve the section vitality of collegiate and professional sections. You may have interacted with a Leadership Coach by them coming to your… Continue reading Apply to be a Leadership Coach on the Leadership Coaching Committee!
by Leadership Coach Claudia Galván, Region A I am finishing my second year as a SWE Leadership Coach and needless to say, this is one of the most fulfilling roles I held. One of my favorite LCC topics is Mentoring. Everybody talks about mentoring, however, few really understand the process. I usually spend several hours… Continue reading Mentoring and #WomenHelpingOtherWomen
Where did you grow up, what do you do, and where do you currently live? I grew up in Pittsburgh PA and got a Chemical Engineering degree from Pitt. Then, I moved to Cincinnati to work for Procter & Gamble for 31 years in Research & Development. I retired and moved back to Pittsburgh to… Continue reading April 2018 LCC Coach Spotlight – Mary Zeis