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SWENext is a great resource for girls K-12 as well as educators and/or parents. It’s free to sign up and has tons of activities, a great monthly newsletter that shares profiles and interviews with women in a certain engineering discipline (different one each month). There are also opportunities to connect with local female engineers and lots of scholarship opportunities as well. Please add Event Code “SWEBoston” when you sign up!

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 student 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 child.

Benefits for SWENext-ers, Families, and Educators:

  • Up-to-date information about outreach events (camps, competitions, etc.) hosted by SWE and its partners.
  • A catalog of available scholarships for engineering school offered by SWE and partner organizations.
  • Best practices on applying for scholarships and internships.
  • Eligible to participate in a quarterly webinars, where engineers from various disciplines discuss the work that they do.
  • Resources for families and educators that can help effectively promote a career in engineering to your daughter and or female engineering students.
  • A SWENext council where girls can influence the direction of this program … and much more.

External K-12 Outreach Resources

SWE Boston collaborates with various local outreach programs and organizations. The following resources may be of interest to girls, their parents, and teachers.