Upcoming Events



Krav Maga Lesson - Madison Area

Have you ever thought about taking a self defense class? Well SWE-WI is hosting an one hour self defense class in Madison with Badger Krav Maga. The class will teach people how to function during the stress and shock of a sudden and violent encounter. Their mission is to prepare their students for a dangerous situation. Based on simple principles and instinctive movements, this reality-based system is designed to teach extremely effective self-defense in the shortest possible time. Come learn Krav Maga to defend against common chokes, grabs, and strikes used in violent attack in the real world.

Where: Maple Bluff Rec Center, 18 Oxford Pl Madison, WI 53704

When: 9-10am Saturday March 3, 2018

RSVP: please Contact Michele know if you want to attend and your t-shirt size by Saturday, February 17, 2018. Contact Michele Gagas at (michelegagas@yahoo.com)


WE Local Milwaukee 2018

The WE Local Milwaukee team is looking for volunteers! Be sure to stay connected with WE Local Milwaukee by using hashtag #WEMilwaukee or #WELocal on social media sites; or sign-up to be notified of updates. We can’t wait to see you at WE Local Milwaukee!

Volunteers are needed for the SWE Next Design Lab at the WE Local conference. During the Design Lab, middle school students will be working with volunteers to complete hands-on engineering activities. There is also a parent and educator portion to the Design Lab and awards for high school students. There are volunteer roles that fit everyone and time slots that range from 1-5 hours. We really appreciate any of your time you can give and so do the students! You can find the link to volunteer here. You can find more information about SWE Next Design Lab here.

Where: Wisconsin Center (Conference Center, with lodging available at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center), please visit http://welocal.swe.org.

When: March 9th-11th 2018

RSVP: To sign up or if you have any questions, please contact Elizabeth Kolanczyk (kolanczyke@msoe.edu).


Tuesday Night Trivia, Any Tuesday

As engineers we often learn a lot others do not – go ahead and put that knowledge to use towards team trivia. It’s a casual weekly get-together over food and drink with fellow engineers.

Where: Great Dane East, 876 Jupiter Drive, Madison

When: Any Tuesday evening, 7:30pm, we recommend getting there by 7:00pm to meet the team

RSVP: So we can save you a seat contact Barb Gosenheimer (goosbmp@gmail.com)or Kristen Seashore (keseashore@gmail.com)


Order your SWE Shirts

We are placing another SWE-WI polo shirt order with the same design as before. We will be accepting orders until Thursday, February 22 and they should arrive in time for WE Local. The picture of it is below, it is a tech fabric polo that is close to the SWE purple with an embroidered logo in white. They will look nice for the conference and for wearing at work. We will get the PayPal button for this with sizes and they will be $30 each. If you have any questions, please send to Andie Falasco at awfalasco@gmail.com






Interested in getting more girls interested in engineering and STEM?

SWENext is a way to become part of the Society of Women Engineers as a student through the age of 18. Become part of SWE and #BeThatEngineer! Joining is free. Families and educators play a key role in the success of SWENexters. The SWENext program offers resources and information for adult advocates, as well. Website and sign up information here!