Happy Hour, Volunteers, & Book Club
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Networking Lunches
March 25th 11:30 am-1pm 
North, East, and South Orlando

 

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SWE Polo's

 $30 in Black/White/Gray. To preorder click below and pick one up at our next Social Event.
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Visit our Zazzle.com store for new items. Proceeds  will be used for the SWE/FEF $1,000 annual scholarship. 
The National Girls Collaborative Project™ (NGCP)The NGCP Works to bring together organizations that are committed to informing and encouraging girls to pursue careers in STEM.
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Member Spotlight

Congratulations to Angela Kruth on her recent engagement!


Congratulations to Atoosa Vazari for receiving the General Dynamics Systems President's award for community outreach.
Happy Hour Social
Friday, February 19th 5-7pm
Sea Dog Brewing Co.
8496 Palm Pkwy
Orlando, FL


Come network with local Women Professionals at Sea Dog Brewing Company. The event is free and the venue is know for the great happy hour pricing.  
Call 4 Volunteers
After School Prep 4 UCF-SECME Regional Competition
Phillis Wheatley Elementary School
1475 Marvin C. Zanders Ave
Apopka, FL 32703
4 pm - 5:30 pm Reoccurring M,T,R, & F
Dec. 1st to Feb. 15th

Phillis Wheatley Elementary is looking for volunteers for their after school program on Monday through Friday (excluding Wednesdays) from 4 to 5:30 pm. They are wanting volunteers to help prepare their students for the UCF-SECME Regional Competition occurring on February 16, 2016, so it's essential to start preparing for the competition now. For more information on volunteering, please contact Allyson Prince (email: allyson.prince@ocps.net; phone: 407-884-2250) or Courtney Hankerson (email: courtney.hankerson@ocps.net; phone: 407-884-2250).
Outreach Event
Saturday, Feb 27th
Valencia Collegiate Interest Group  Parent Daughter TEA
Valencia College, West Campus, Bldg 11, room 106
1800 South Kirkman Road,
Orlando FL 9am-3pm


Join Central Florida SWE and Valencia SWE for the first ever SWE TEA, where 5th grade girls and their parents will have the opportunity to learn about engineering. Girls will participate in hands-on team building and parent/daughter activities/crafts in order to stimulate an interest in engineering. Engineering professionals will also be present to answer any questions about a day in the life of an engineer.

Event is open to all girls at the 5th grade level. Each girl may bring one parent/guardian. Ticket price includes lunch and admission for both girl and parent/guardian.
SWE Book Club
April 8th from 6pm-9pm 
Elaine's House inside Orange Tree Club
6602 Edgeworth (gate code sent to those RSVP)
Orlando, FL 32819

 

Please Read "What Got You Here Won't Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful," by Marshall Goldsmith. 

America’s most sought-after executive coach shows how to climb the last few rungs of the ladder.

The corporate world is filled with executives, men and women who have worked hard for years to reach the upper levels of management. They’re intelligent, skilled, and even charismatic. But only a handful of them will ever reach the pinnacle -- and as executive coach Marshall Goldsmith shows in this book, subtle nuances make all the difference. These are small "transactional flaws" performed by one person against another (as simple as not saying thank you enough), which lead to negative perceptions that can hold any executive back. Using Goldsmith’s straightforward, jargon-free advice, it’s amazingly easy behavior to change.

Light appetizers will be provided. Note proceeds for the event will go to PACE GIRLS organization and donations are welcome even if you cannot attend.

"At PACE Center for Girls, we have developed a nationally recognized, research-based non-residential program model that features a balanced emphasis on academics and social services, with a focus on the future for middle and high-school aged girls and young women.The foundation of

PACE is our gender-responsive culture where we provide a safe environment that celebrates girls. PACE offers services that take into account how girls learn and develop and our supportive staff members respond to and celebrate each girl’s strengths and challenges.

The holistic, strength-based, and asset building PACE program model addresses the needs of girls and has garnered recognition nationally as one of the most effective programs in the country for keeping girls from entering the juvenile justice system."

 

Please join us for the discussion even if you are unable to read the book. Note we will also be hosting Q&A on our CFLSWE facebook Group so anyone can participate remotely.

Please shop SWEAmazon.com when purchasing this book. Note this will not impact your shopping experience in anyway. A small portion of sales from Amazon is donated to our CFL SWE organization.
 

Step 1) Go to SWEAmazon.com

Step 2) Keyword the book and add it to your cart and check out. 

SWENext Girls Program

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.
Who can be a SWENexter?
Any girl 13 or older may join SWENext. For those younger than 13, a parent will need to be the primary contact. We also encourage parents to join regardless of the age of their daughter.
http://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/swenext
 
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