SWE Administrative Advice

WE18 Quick Facts: LCC Lightning Talks

By: Heather Wiest, Leadership Coach What: Lightning Talks: Section Vitality How To’s with the LCC Who: SWE Leadership Coaches will deliver lightning talks on a variety of section leadership and operations topics.  All current and future SWE section leaders are encouraged to attend. When: Saturday October 20 from 1:10 to 3:10 pm Where: Minneapolis Convention… Continue reading WE18 Quick Facts: LCC Lightning Talks

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WE18 Quick Facts: Drop-In Coaching and Office Hours

By: Heather Wiest, Leadership Coach What: LCC Drop-In Coaching @ WE18 Who: SWE Leadership Coaches will staff the LCC Drop-In Coaching table.  All SWE section leaders and members are encouraged to stop by and meet the Coaches! When: Friday October 19 from 12 to 5 pm Where: The table will be set up near the… Continue reading WE18 Quick Facts: Drop-In Coaching and Office Hours

Best Practice Sharing · Professional Sections

What does it take to earn a SWE Gold Award?

By: Evelyn Fairman, Leadership Coach Zaineb Ahmad is the FY19 President of the Dallas SWE Professional Section, a group with approximately 300 members and a brand-new leadership team. Despite the fact that Dallas SWE is such a large section, their officers make a concerted effort to greet new members during meetings and events, sitting with… Continue reading What does it take to earn a SWE Gold Award?

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WE18 Quick Facts: Building Membership Workshop

By: Heather Wiest, Leadership Coach What: LCC’s Building Membership Workshop Who: SWE Leadership Coaches, Brianna LaBarge and Heather Wiest, will facilitate a workshop on recruiting and retaining SWE section members.  All current and future SWE section leaders are encouraged to participate in the workshop. When: Thursday October 18 from 4:30 to 5:30 pm Where: Minneapolis… Continue reading WE18 Quick Facts: Building Membership Workshop

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Tips for Section Treasurers: Filing Your Section’s e-Postcard

by: Heather Wiest, Leadership Coach Always refer to the most update-to-date information on the IRS website when filing tax forms each fiscal year.  If you have any questions on EINs or e-Postcards, please reach out to the Finance Committee. Fall is a wonderful time of year filled with picking apples, carving pumpkins, and submitting your… Continue reading Tips for Section Treasurers: Filing Your Section’s e-Postcard

Best Practice Sharing · Collegiate Sections

Membership Building, University of Illinois

By: Evelyn Fairman, Leadership Coach Membership Building is a cyclic process. Over the summer, section leaders should be thinking about why students should join their SWE section and outlining a membership plan. Recruiting will take place in the fall when you want new members to engage in your events and meetings. Retention practices are needed… Continue reading Membership Building, University of Illinois