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Engineering and Mini-Golf January 4, 2013

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What is better than a museum with a mini-golf course inside it? Answer: that museum recognizing an awesome society with a prestigious award. The National Building Museum has honored the Society of Women Engineers with its Henry C. Turner Prize for Innovation in Construction Technology. The vote was unanimous. Go, SWE!

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The National Building Museum will award Henry C. Turner Prize for Innovation in Construction Technology to Society of Women Engineers (SWE), which was chosen by jury in recognition of 60+ years of giving women engineers unique place and voice within engineering industry. Prize will be presented on February 5, 2013 in Washington, D.C., where SWE’s Betty Shanahan will deliver “Diversity Fueling Innovation” lecture and discuss ways to promote under-represented populations in STEM professions.

Need a STEM mentor? Free! September 21, 2012

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Do you have highschool or college-age girls who need a mentor in STEM? Women In Technology Sharing Online (WitsOn) is creating an online community of learners and mentors through the networking platform Piazza. No grades! No pressure! Just a chance to learn or, if you’re a STEM professional, give back to the community a few hours per month (while lounging in your PJs, no less).

Check it out!

https://piazza.com/witson

Sheryl Sorby Wins ASEE Award for Women in Engineering Education April 25, 2011

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Sheryl Sorby Wins ASEE Award for Women in Engineering Education

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ducation (ASEE) has honored Sheryl Sorby with its 2011 Sharon Keillor Award for Women in Engineering Education. Sorby is a professor of mechanical engineering at Michigan Technological University. The national award recognizes women who are making outstanding contributions to engineering education.