September 2019 Newsletter

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Enjoying the new website?

Visit our new website,, which has the same event signup, calendar and features as before, and more. We invite you to visit the site and provide feedback, especially if you see a feature not working, to

Welcome New Members!

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 don’t know to learn more about you and our org!  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. More info about joining:

Send us an RSVP_

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.

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Jenkins SWENext Meeting

Monday, September 16, 2019, 2:30p

Jenkins High School

Jenkins High School has a SWENext group and we would like to have a presence at their next meeting on September 16th. Please sign up if you’d like to attend and we’ll get you more details.  Sign up at

Send us an RSVP_

Monthly SWE Lunch Gathering

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 – 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 to let us know you're coming and we'll add you to the calendar invite.

Public Speaking Event

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 – 9a-10:30a

Public speaking basics workshop by Georgia Speech Coaching.

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See the event signup page.


Girls Engineer it! Day 2019

Saturday, September 21, 2019 – 12:30p-5:30p

Woodville-Tompkins, 151 Coach Joe Turner St, Savannah, GA

Our big event of the year is upon us!


Here’s ways you can help and participate:

1.     Promote the event and help get out the flyer

2.     Help with Sponsorship

a.     Snack time food for 300 students, ideas include but are not limited to pre-packaged snack foods. Leftovers will be delivered to Emmaus House

b.     Activity sponsors can donate monetarily or in supplies:


Colored foam paper

– 50 sheets


Straight plastic straws

– 100



– 2-4 rolls


Scotch tape

– 50 dispensers


Manilla file folders

– 300


Index cards

– 400


Twisting/flying rocket balloons

– 300


Paper clips

– 20-30 boxes


3 oz. paper cups

– 150


Yard sticks

– 5-10


LED lights (red)

– 150


Binder clips

– 150

c.     ‘goodie bag’ donation of swag item (enough to fill in 300 bags)

3.     Sign up to Volunteer. Here’s what our volunteer signups look like now:


More info is here: Girls Engineer It! Day

And you can always reach out to us at

WE19 – SWE National Convention

Thursday-Saturday, November 7-9, 2019

Anaheim, CA

SWE National convention is in Anaheim, CA this year.  Email us ( 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 10’ x 10’ 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

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.  An update and deadline for the cutoff on orders for this drive will be announced in the October newsletter.