For nearly six decades, SWE has given women engineers a unique place and voice within the engineering industry. Our organization is centered around a passion for our members' success and continues to evolve with the challenges and opportunities reflected in today's exciting engineering and technology specialties.
We invite you to explore the values, principles, and priorities that guide our initiatives and learn how together, WE can continue to make a lasting impact on the future.
SWE Mission (Adopted In 1986)
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.
SWE Objectives (Adopted In 1950)
Inform young women, their parents, counselors, and the general public, of the qualifications and achievements of women engineers and the opportunities open to them.
Assist women in readying themselves for a return to active work after temporary retirement.
Serve as a center of information on women in engineering.
Encourage women engineers to attain high levels of education and professional achievement.