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SEAS WiE News and Events: Making News

The SEAS Center for Women in Engineering is proud to share with you some of the recent accomplishments of our students, faculty, and alumnae.





Closing the Gap Conference: Women Vets Re-Entry into Cybersecurity Careers

GW WiE and CSPRI awarded DoD grant for Women Veterans Conference

The GW Center for Women in Engineering (WiE) and the Cybersecurity and Privacy Research Institute (CSPRI) were awarded a grant by the Department of Defense to host a conference for women veterans. Titled Closing the Gap, the conference addresses a crucial need to fill the growing cybersecurity talent gap.
WiE Edible Car Contest Participants

Announcing the WiE Edible Car Competition Winning Team

Check out the 3-minute video of the GW 2020 Women in Engineering Edible Car Contest, which was held on February 24.




WiE Webinar: On Securing Elections with Dr. Poorvi Vora

WiE Webinar: On Securing Elections

Monday, February 8, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
WiE presents a webinar with Dr. Poorvi Vora on the collaborative research she has conducted on statistical election tabulation audits, the Minerva audit.
Closing the Gap Conference image

Closing the Gap: DoD Conference on Re-Entry for Women Veterans into Cybersecurity Careers

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 8:00am to 4:30pm

WiE Mentoring program

WiE Mentors Virtual Get-Together

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
WiE Mentors are invited to meet, share and learn at a virtual get-together.
Student trying to decide what to do next

GW SEAS Women in Engineering Webinar - What To Do After Graduation

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
WiE hosted an interactive, free WiE webinar presented with recent GW graduates. The webinar video is provided for viewing.

GW Usable Security and Privacy Lab Open House

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
The GWUSEC (GWU/Usable Security and Privacy) research lab is hosting an open house on Nov. 11 from 1100am-1230pm (EST). All are welcome to attend!
Picture a Scientist

PICTURE A SCIENTIST - Free documentary screening

Friday, October 9, 2020 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
WiE and the GW Society for Women Engineers are proud to host a free screening of PICTURE A SCIENTIST, the 2020 Tribeca Award-winning feature-length documentary chronicling the groundswell of researchers who are writing a new chapter for women scientists.
Charting the Path to Leadership webinar

Women in Engineering: Charting the Path to Leadership

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
GW WiE and Alumni Relations are collaborating with CVP on a Speaker Series for Women in Engineering. The first event was held October 7, 2020. Download the Top Tips from the speakers here.
WiE Update Webinar Speakers

GW Women in Engineering Webinar Update - What's Happening during COVID-19

Monday, April 27, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Join us for an interactive, free WiE webinar designed to stay in touch, virtually bring together our SEAS community in this time of social distancing. Use the Eventbrite link provided to register and receive the Webex link and meeting ID.
Join WiE

Visit the WiE Table at the GW SEAS Job Fair

Friday, February 28, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Come and chat with WiE during e-Week, February 28
WiE Mock Interviews

WiE Mock Interviews during EWeek - Apply Today

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:15pm
Planning your next job or internship interview? Gain confidence and experience in a 20-minute mock interview with an experienced engineering professional.
Edible Car Contest teams

The WiE Edible Car Contest

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:45pm
GW Engineering Students will compete in the WiE Edible Car Competition during e-Week. Come and join in the fun! Co-sponsored by GW SWE and GW Engineering Council.
Women Engineers - We Did It!

WiE Panel: The World Beyond College: What it's Really Like to be a Female Engineer

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn from (and engage with) a star panel of female engineering professionals who will describe their experiences - challenges and opportunities - as engineers in the workforce. Q&A, and Reception/Mixer included. Featuring leaders from Mastercard, CGI and the US Department of Education.
Negotiating for raise or career advancement

WiE Workshop 5: Negotiation: Getting What You Want and When to Say No

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 4:45pm to 6:00pm
The fifth workshop in our career toolkit series addresses how best to negotiate - for a raise, a promotion, or any important progression in your career path.  Geared to students, faculty, alumni and staff, this one-hour workshop will give you tools to plan your negotiation, and will include a brief practice session with a partner. You will leave with salary negotiation tips and a negotiation planning guide.
Lynn Mayo, PE, CEO of RePicture Engineering

Mentoring Presentation: Lynn Mayo, PE

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
This presentation by Lynn Mayo, CEO of RePicture Engineering, will discuss mentors and how to get one.
Seeking references and writing your cover letter - Photo by Startup Stock Photos from Pexels

WiE Workshop 4: Seeking References and Writing Cover Letters

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 4:45pm to 5:45pm
The fourth workshop in our career toolkit series addresses seeking references and cover letter writing.  The tools presented in this session are in the context of many research findings addressed in the workshop on resume writing. We stress choosing the right reference for the right job and keeping your list of people to whom you turn for references in the loop as you seek internships and job.
Woman working on a resume - photo by Ree from Pexels

WiE Workshop 3: Resume Writing

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 4:45pm to 5:45pm
The third one-hour workshop in our Career Toolkit series covers resume writing.  The tools presented in this session are in the context of many research studies addressing whether a woman should use her full name on her resume, what terms to use in your resume and how to craft it for each internship or job position to which you apply. 
Just do you!

WiE Workshop 2: Entrepreneurship

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 4:45pm to 5:45pm
Our second Career Toolkit workshop (held October 23) addressed how women engineers and computer scientists become entrepreneurs. Think about how an idea you have been ruminating about could become a reality. A video of the Entrepreneurship Workshop is available.