October 2019 Newsletter

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Thanks for a successful Girls Engineer it! Day 2019

On Saturday, September 21, 2019, close to 200 students were taught about engineering and science through 10 different hands-on activities while parents and educators attended a collegiate panel and presentation on STEM interests and educational resources for STEM.† Parents, educators, and students saw local professional, corporate and educational resources in engineering careers and education through 24 exhibitors that presented at the Expo which preceded the classes. This event would not have been a success without our sponsors and amazing support from our teachers and volunteers. Thank you!

Congratulations FY 2019/2020 Officers and Committee Chairs

We will have an Executive Council (EC) meeting Oct 2nd @ 5:30pm, Savannah Coffee Roasters (215 W, Liberty St. Savannah, GA 31401) and then have a membership meeting later next month. Anyone would like to attend to attend the Executive Council meeting is welcome, officers and committee chairs are required to attend.

We are happy to have a good start in membership growth. We want that to continue and that begins with you!† Help us promote, invite your friends, or encourage someone you donít know to learn more about you and our org!†

More info about joining: https://www.sceswe.org/join-swe

Send us an RSVP_

Join us in Social Media

We have social media accounts and would love you to join us and spread word

†† Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SWESCE

†† Twitter: https://twitter.com/swesce

†† Instagram: @swe_sav

Professional Development

We have created a survey for everyone to participate, which will give us insight into the Professional Development services that are needed and wanted. We will use these to help prioritize and work toward securing more professional development services, the next one of which is being planned for November 2019. Stay tuned on our website for more of the event details.

Complete Survey_

Amazon Smile

AmazonSmile is now available in the Amazon Shopping App for Android users

What is Amazon Smile? The same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice.

As an AmazonSmile customer, you can now support Society of Women Engineers in the Amazon shopping app on your Android device! Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations.

  1. If you have the latest version of the Amazon Shopping App, open the App on your Android device.
  2. View Settings and select AmazonSmile.
  3. Follow the in-App instructions to complete the process.

If you do not have the latest version of the Amazon Shopping App, update your App. Click here for instructions.

Donít have an Android?† Use AmazonSmile online by shopping online https://smile.amazon.com/, from a computer or your mobile phone browser.


And donít forget to choose Society of Women Engineers Savannah, GA

Monthly SWE Lunch Gathering

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 Ė 11a-12:30p

On the third Tuesday of the month will be having our standing monthly lunch get-together at McAlisters Deli in Pooler.† You're welcome to come any time between 11:00a-12:30p and join the SWE-SCE table for a lunch out.† Meet new friends and catch up with current/old friends at this informal, social gathering!

It is not required, but requested that you either RSVP online or email sceswe@gmail.com to let us know you're coming and we'll add you to the calendar invite.

WE19 Ė SWE National Convention

Thursday-Saturday, November 7-9, 2019

Anaheim, CA

SWE National convention is in Anaheim, CA this year.† Email us (sceswe@gmail.com) if you are attending.† We can arrange scheduled meet ups or other means of keeping in touch during the busy convention.


We are participating in an Expo and could use help! We have an outreach 10í x 10í booth in the Saturday, November 9th Outreach Expo that serves 1500-2000 girls (grades 6-12), families, educators, and SWE members.

SWE Shirts & Cardigans Order Drive

Order Deadline: Oct 16, 2019

We are organizing another order of SWE Shirts and Cardigans.† These are great to wear in an office setting and on various SWE events! This Excel Shirts Order Form request provides info on the available products, sizes, and colors.† Those interested are invited to download and complete the form by the instructions provided in the top of the file.†

Follow the order progress on the webpage https://www.sceswe.org/swe-shirts