You're invited to the First Annual SWENext Leadership Training Conference!


What is SWENext?

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. In additon, families and educators play a key role in the success of SWENexters. The SWENext program offers resources and information for adult advocates as well. Watch our SWENext WOW! Innovation Challenge submission here to learn more about what SWENext aims to accomplish.

What are the goals of the SWE Leadership Training Conference?

The SWE Leadership Leadership Training Conference is designed to prepare the officers of SWENext clubs for running a successful section as well as provide inspiration for future leaders. The SWENext Leadership Training Conference will give valuable direction for various leadership styles including a Certified Techbridge Leadership Training as well as an interactive workshop with StyleKemistry!

We are extending an invitation K-12 educators to this event to learn about SWE and discuss how to best support SWENexters.


    Cal Poly SWE member and SWENexters from San Luis Obispo High School work together on the Marshmallow  Challenge. Exposure to female role models and confidence building is key to developing future female engineers.

When and where is the SWENext Leadership Training Conference?

The SWENext Leadership Training Confernece is on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 11:00am - 4:00pm at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo in Bonderson Building 197. Refer to the campus map for directions. General parking is free on the weekends in lots H12 and H16.

Do I need to be a SWENexter to attend the conference?

You do not need to be a SWENexter to attend the leadership conference. By the end of the conference, all attendees will become SWENexters. But if you are eager to joing, fill out this application to join! Any student 13 or older may join SWENext. For those younger than 13, a parent will need to be the primary contact.

How do I register for the SWENext Leadership Training Conference?

Registration for this event is through Eventbrite. There is a registration fee of $10 per attendee and can be paid here.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please email Clarissa Dalton at