Check out our brand new website!

5 September 2014

Hello everyone! We hope you've been having a great summer!

We're close to starting a new school year. But not only are we going into a new year, we've also decided to start fresh with our website.

We are moving over to www.csupomona.edu/~swe. Come on over and explore this new website, designed just for you!

We can't wait to see you at our first general meeting!

The Society of Women Engineers at Cal Poly Pomona

EWB Outreach Event

27 July 2014

Hello everyone! Our fellow engineering club at CPP, Engineers Without Borders (EWB) is having an outreach event! Let's show them our support by volunteering with them!

When: Saturday, August 2nd from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where: Constantine Family Garden and Orchard, San Dimas CA

According to their page, it is an organization that "grows and harvests fruit and vegetables to be distributed through Inland Valley Hope Partners to needy families and individuals."

Please contact the EWB Events Coordinator, Merielle Haw at ewb.cpp@gmail.com if you are interested in volunteering or have any questions. Also, fill out this form if you would like to volunteer."

Renew Your SWE Membership Now!
27 May 2014

This is the perfect time to renew your SWE membership! It's easy. You just need to follow the steps below. For those of you who are graduating with more than two years left, it is encouraged that you take advantage of the "Collegiate to Career (C2C) NEW for renewing Collegiate member" membership product. It is a one-time $50 payment covering your collegiate membership through the first year of professional membership. In comparison to $20 per year, this is the cost-savings option over the years.

  • Login at http://www.swe.org/renew.
  • Select Join/Renew My Membership
  • Select one of the following membership products: Select "Collegiate Member RENEWAL" for $20 annually or Select the "Collegiate to Career (C2C) NEW for a renewing Collegiate member" for $50.

The Rube Goldberg Machine Contest - November 15

6 May 2014

Heal the Bay will be hosting the Rube Goldberg Machine Contest on November 15th at the Santa Monica Pier. They are looking for potential candidates who would be interested in signing up for this regional contest. Winners of this contest will move on to compete nationally. If you are interested, click here to view the flyer. This year's task has been announced: to shine a shoe.

If you are interested in forming a team please contact Heather Doyle at hdoyle@healthebay.org ASAP. Include school or group name, number of participants, and contact info.

Please visit their website at http://santamonicapier.org/steam/.


6 May 2014

ASME will be hosting an event on Friday, May 23 in the Building 17 Atrium & Engineering Meadow from 10 AM - 1 PM. This event is called "INSPIRE ME" and it is targeted to inspire minorities and women to seek a career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).

This event is completely FREE, all we need is your presence and inspiration for these students. Lunch will be provided as well!

Contact ASME@CSUPomona.edu, Stefan Colvey at SColvey@ME.com, or Luis Morales lamorales@csupomona.edu.

Robot Rally Volunteers Needed - May 9

6 May 2014

Dr. Jawa is once again hosting Robot Rally on May 9th, and we need volunteers to help us put on the event! It's a great way to earn volunteering hours, and students who help out will receive free t-shirts and lunch at Los Olivos!

When: May 9th, 8AM-12PM
Where: The Engineering Lawn (in front of Building 17)

How to Sign Up: ‚Äč Click Here, fill out the form, and we will send you information regarding training (if necessary) as well as call times.

Questions? Fill out the form linked in the "How to Sign Up" area. (or send an email to Melissa Troutt at matroutt@csupomona.edu.)

Professional Women's Conference - Sat, May 3

27 April 2014

This conference is designed to inspire and challenge women to be their best in the professional world by providing perspectives, strategies and tools for creating and sustaining career and personal growth.

It is to be held on Saturday, May 3, from 8:00am - 4:00pm at the Sheraton Gateway, Los Angeles.

They will explore the importance of personal branding, negotiation, sponsorship, avoiding career burnout and considering entrepreneurship in the development of confident female professionals.

Please RSVP by clicking the link to the Registration Page and you can find them on Facebook.

If you have any questions, please contact Bernice Maldonado at contact@worklifeapparel.com.

End of the Year Banquet!

8 April 2014

It is nearing the end of the year and that means that it is time to celebrate!
The Society of Women Engineers is holding its annual end of the year banquet on Friday, May 2nd from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Royal Vista Golf Course.
The theme of the banquet this year is The Great Gatsby! This will be a final hurrah of the year to celebrate the achievements of our chapter this year as well as just to have fun dressing up, listening to professionals, eating a fancy dinner, playing games and dancing. Along with this we will be welcoming the new officers as well as thanking the past officers.

If you're ready for a wonderful night tickets will be on sale for this marvelous event starting April 8th and ticket sales will continue every Tuesday and Thursday until April 17th during U-Hour in the Room 9-169.

Members: $35
Non-members: $40
Faculty/Alumni: $45

Officer Application/Nominees!

8 April 2014

For those members nominated at last week's meeting, below is the application that must be turned in on Thursday, April 17th (The day of the Speeches).

Officer Application!

Please keep in mind that you must also meet up with the current officer for the position you are running for and the two SWE advisors.
Here are the office hours for our SWE Advisors:

Wed, 4/9 = 3-3:30
Thurs, 4/10 = 9-9:30
Wed, 4/16 = 3:30-4

Mirzaei: Tu/Th afternoons

Presidential/VP Nominees:
President: Reeza Demonteverde
VP Internal: Reana Caskey, Melissa Zecher
VP External: Sevanne Calle
VP Communications: Kim Nibungco, Rachel Yazawa
VP Finance: Bianca Argueta, Kaliaya Dews, Edward Gomez
Other Officer Nominations can be seen here!

Phi Sigma Rho Spring Recruitment!

2 April 2014

Do you need to find a balance between studying and your social life? Are you looking to join a sorority that will meet the needs you have, both socially and educational wise without completely stressing out about time and money? Phi Sigma Rho could answer all these questions you may have and more. They will be rushing April 3rd to April 9th. If you are interested come out to their events and join their wonderful ladies. They are all excited to meet you all!

For more information or questions, contact them at rush.phisigmarho@gmail.com or visit www.facebook.com/calpoly.phirho

Student Assistant Position!

1 April 2014

CPP Women in Engineering is looking for a student assistant!!!

The student assistant will take an active leadership role in developing programs and services for Women in Engineering at Cal Poly Pomona (CPP WE). Gain practical experience in program development (outreach, publicity, program scheduling, research, and more); enhance your oral and written communication skills; and work in a supportive environment with the College of Engineering dean's office.

To Apply: Please visit the CPP WE website Announcements section here. There you will find the Job Description and Job Application. Review both documents and submit a complete application with resume and 500 word statement to kimberlyj@csupomona.edu by 5:00pm, Wednesday, April 9.

Nomination Information

23 March 2014

Elections are coming, SWE members!

If you are interested in running for President or a Vice Presidential position (Internal Affairs, External Affairs, Finance, Communication), please contact any member of the Nominating Committee in order to be considered:

Charisse Garrido: president@swecpp.org
Jenna Dwyer: membership@swecpp.org
Jennifer Akashi: jakashi93@gmail.com

The deadline to contact the committee will be Monday, March 31st. Applicants will be reviewed and announced at SWE's first general meeting of Spring Quarter, Thursday, April 3rd.

If you are interested in running for any of the other officers positions, you may nominate yourself or be nominated by someone else at our meeting on Thursday, April 3rd. If you cannot make this meeting, please have someone else nominate you on your behalf.

For more information about elections, please contact Charisse Garrido.

Target - Women's History Month Open House

23 March 2014

Attend Target's Distribution Center open house in celebration of Women’s History Month. There will be female leadership from Target sharing their career experiences. Their Rialto Import Warehouse is looking to host and the event is scheduled for March 27th starting at 5pm and ending at 8pm.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Jasmine Harsoyo, Target's Campus Liaison, at cpptargetrecruiting@gmail.com.

For more information, please view Target's Open House Flyer here and their Store and Job Description Flyer here.

Free Dental Check-up and Filling

23 March 2014

Dr. Yang is a resident at Loma Linda University Dental School.

The university’s address is:
11092 Anderson Street
Loma Linda, CA, 92350

Please contact Dr. Yang to make an appointment for free checkup/screen. If your conditions satisfy her case requirement, she can fix your cavities for free.

Dr. Yang’s contact information: 909-212-2863.
Her email is: yyang@llu.edu.

Beyond Photo 51 Submissions

5 February 2014

The Beyond Photo 51 editors are seeking testimonials about gender discrimination in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields from all genders and sexes. All perspectives are welcomed. They aim to discuss gendered discrimination in today's STEM environments in a way that both exposes concerns and explores possible solutions.

Beyond Photo 51 will be a published book containing a compilation of the best submissions. All submissions will be treated with complete confidentiality. Pseudonyms are certainly allowed, although they ask that you include name, field of work, and age at the time of submission.

The deadline for submissions is April 25, 2014; please email beyondphoto51editor@gmail.com and like them on Facebook.

High School Student Research

5 February 2014

"My name is Alejandro Gonzalez, a sophomore at Hemet High School in southern California. I am currently conducting my science fair project for this year. I am testing to see if there is a relationship with childhood toys and STEM careers. Please help me by completing one of my science fair surveys. I want to use the data from these surveys to enter science fairs this year. If all goes well, I could represent my school and the San Jacinto Valley in the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in May. It would be an honor to achieve this. You can help me get there!"

If you have any questions about this study, feel free to contact:
Adult Sponsor: Jody Baker
Phone: (951)765-5150
Email: jbaker@hemetusd.k12.ca.us

Clicking on the survey's link below indicates that you have read and understand the information below the link and freely give consent to participate. Please be aware that participation is completely voluntary and you may stop participating at any time.


Shadow an Engineer at Raytheon

28 January 2014

Raytheon is hosting its annual Shadow an Engineer Day on Friday, Feb 21. Join in seeing what it is like to be a real engineer in the workforce!

Send your (named and labeled) resume to Reeza Demonteverde at communicationsvp@swecpp.org to be considered for this great opportunity!

Covidien Presentation

28 January 2014

January 30th, 6pm-8pm in room 162-1002. Learn about this multibillion dollar company and learn from TED speaker, Mike Marinoff. This presentation is open to everyone, so get the word out!

Volunteers Needed!

28 January 2014

Please use the following link to sign up to volunteer for our upcoming activities:

Volunteer Sign-Up Form

Sign up for various events such as Women's Reception, YES! Program, ACCESS, and more! For more information, please contact Bre Haigler at internalvp@swecpp.org.

SWE Region B Conference

28 January 2014

Starting on Feb 28 to Mar 2, SWE will be holding its regional conference in San Diego. Visit their website for more information: http://sweregionb.org/region-conference.

Note that prices will increase after February 6. Please register accordingly. Hope to see you there!

For more information, please contact Erin Joy de Guzman at externalvp@swecpp.org.

A.C.C.E.S.S. - Feb. 21

28 January 2014

We are looking for volunteers for activities, tours, student panels, and other tasks during this event.

Event: ACCESS (Advancing Community Colleges by Empowering STEM Students)

What: Help community college students see what types of resources will be available at their university, how they can take advantage of those resources, and how to make the most of their time after transferring. The students will get to tour the various labs on campus, interact with other Cal Poly students, and get a chance to talk to a practicing scientist, mathematician, or engineer.

Audience: Community College STEM majors

When: Friday, February 21, 2014

Contact: Sevanne Calle at outreach2@swecpp.org or Kristine Macalma at outreach1@swecpp.org

Fall Quarter 2013 Newsletter

29 December 2013

Y.E.S! Program Committee

28 January 2013

Our annual Youth Engineering Success (YES!) Program will be held on Friday, April 18, 2014. We are currently looking for volunteers to help make this event another great success! Contact: Kristine Macalma at outreach1@swecpp.org or Sevanne Calle at outreach2@swecpp.org at outreach2@swecpp.org if you're interested in being a part of the committee or if you have any questions.

Women's Reception Committee

21 November 2013

Our annual Women's Reception will be held on Saturday, March 15, 2014. We are currently looking for volunteers to fill the following positions on the committee. Earn membership points at the same time! Contact: Bre Haigler at internalvp@swecpp.org if you're interested in being a part of the committee or if you have any questions.

This is a great way of getting involved with SWE!

Positions that are available:
a. Theme/Decorations Lead
b. VIP Liaison
c. Volunteer Coordinator
d. Activities Coordinator
e. Food and Location Coordinator
f. Historian

Engineering in the Media!

6 November 2013

Listen and read about Dr. Cordelia Ontiveros, our Associate Dean, talk about about Project Lead the Way and getting students more involved in STEM studies. Together, we can inspire younger generations to learn about the great things that engineering has to offer!

The Innovators Who Are Transforming U.S. Education
Dedicated entrepreneurs are getting American students excited about science and math.

Securing Economic Strength Through Education
Dr. Cordelia Ontiveros, Associate Dean for Academic Programs & Student Services, part of panel discussing how efforts to improve STEM education will ensure American economic prosperity.

Hitachi Consulting Information Session

7 October 2013

Hitachi is having an information session for those interested on Thursday, October 10, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Career Center in Room 120.

Any questions? Contact Rachel Yazawa at corporate@swecpp.org.

Evening With Industry Tickets

26 September 2013

EWI Tickets are on sale today!
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For those interested in purchasing tickets, please contact:
Kathy Rodriguez at kathy.rod94@gmail.com.

Evening With Industry

12 September 2013

Hey everyone,
Evening With Industry tickets will be going on sale September 26th (first day of classes) until October 10. If you don't know what Evening With Industry is, it's an annual engineering networking event hosted by the Society of Women Engineers and it allows students to interact with various engineering companies in a relaxed environment. The event includes dinner, ice breakers, a guest speaker, and networking.

This year, there will be an early bird ticket sale for SWE MEMBERS ONLY. If you're already a SWE member, you could buy your ticket for $10 any time from September 26 to October 2. This is a great time to renew your membership if you haven't done so already and encourage your friends to become a member. Click here to register.

If you have any questions regarding Evening With Industry, please contact Rachel Yazawa at corporate@swecpp.org.
If you are interested in purchasing tickets, please contact Kathy Rodriguez at kathy.rod94@gmail.com.

EWI Ticket Prices

SWE Members:
September 26 - October 2: $10
October 3 - October 10: $15

September 26 - October 10: $20


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