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2023 Essay Contest Results
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2023 Essay Contest Results

Essay Contest Chair:   Bomsaerah Seong The results of the 36th annual Great Women in Engineering and Science Essay Contest are in! The competition was fierce again this year with 31 entries from 9 schools in Colorado and Wyoming. A panel of volunteer judges enjoyed reviewing all of the essays. Congratulations to every entrant! The top three…

Awards | Members

RMS Member Nominated for Colorado Women’s Day Nonprofit Volunteer

Colorado Women’s Day is annual event for women in Colorado to participate in the globally-celebrated International Women’s Day which was first marked in 1911. Today, International Women’s Day is supported by organizations, groups, governments and individuals worldwide committed to a more gender equal world. Christi Wisleder is a 2023 Colorado Women’s Day Nonprofit Volunteer nominee for…

2023 GESTEM Committee
Members | Outreach

2023 GESTEM Committee

Girls Exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (GESTEM) is an annual event focused on introducing young women in Colorado to diverse careers in STEM through hands-on activities. The primary goal of the event is to get underrepresented students excited about the possibilities in technical or engineering focused disciplines and enable them to build confidence in…

Members

Diversity in the Workplace Panel

The American Society of Civil Engineers Northern Colorado Branch hosted a Diversity in the Workplace – Panel Discussion on January 13, 2022. SWE Rocky Mountain Section was invited to include a panelist representing women in engineering. FY22 RMS President Christi Wisleder, Merrick & Company, was honored to join as a panelist. The other panelists included…

Letter from the FY22 President
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Letter from the FY22 President

by Christi Wisleder, FY22 RMS President ​FY22 has been a year of learning, growing, and pivoting for SWE Rocky Mountain Section. In reflecting on this past year, RMS met this year of transition and uncertainty with a level of fierceness and an abundance of accomplishments.Before sharing more on our year in review, I’d like to recognize our…

Outreach

2022 Essay Contest Results

The results of the 35th annual Great Women in Engineering and Science Essay Contest are in! The competition was fierce again this year with 35 entries from 7 schools in Colorado and Wyoming. A panel of 8 volunteer judges enjoyed reviewing all of the essays. Congratulations to every entrant!  The top three awards are a $75,…

College

2022 SWE RMS Scholarship Winners

The Society of Women Engineers Rocky Mountain Section awards scholarships each year to students entering college and students in college in CO & WY. These scholarships are meant to help students continue to excel and reach their educational goals. This year’s scholarship recipients were honored at the SWE RMS Spring Summit Award Ceremony on April 2nd….

General | Prof Dev

Bridging the Gender Gap in STEM with Remote Work

Original URL: https://remote.com/blog/bridging-the-gender-gap-in-stem-with-remote-work ​Original author: Cassidy Williams  Jobs requiring STEM skills (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) are some of the most highly paid in the world. With nearly every business today requiring some sort of technological component — whether that’s just a website or a complete suite of software products — demand for workers with STEM skills is only…

Awards | Members

RMS 2022 Summit Awards

The SWE RMS Section Awards are presented to SWE RMS members, teams, or collegiates who have made an outstanding contribution to activities within SWE RMS during the fiscal year. Nominees are judged based on the significance of the achievements cited on behalf of the nominee and on the contributions of the nominee to various SWE…

College | Prof Dev

2022 Spring Summit Recap

2022 Spring Summit Recap RMS brings you ​this one day professional development conference and awards ceremony. The 2022 Spring Summit co-hosted by Rocky Mountain Section and Colorado School of Mines SWE was a great success! The theme was Your Golden Shadow:  Find Your Hidden Potential. It was a fantastic day of in-person networking and professional development. Here’s what some…

College | Prof Dev

2021 Virtual Spring Summit Recap

2021 Virtual Spring Summit conference was held on Saturday, April 24. If you missed out on the event or just want to re-watch a session, select recordings from the event are now on the YouTube 2021 Virtual Spring Summit Playlist. Spring Summit is a one-day conference for engineers, technologists, and partners to connect through professional development workshops,…

College | Outreach

2021 Spring Summit Recap

2021 Spring Summit Recap RMS brings you ​this one day professional development conference and awards ceremony. The 2021 Virtual Spring Summit was held on April 24, 2021.​Event highlights and downloadables are included on this page. 2021 Virtual Spring Summit conference was held on Saturday, April 24. Event highlights include: Morning Keynote Jo Miller. Jo Miller is a globally…

Outreach

2021 Essay Contest Results

The results of the 34th annual Great Women in Engineering and Science Essay Contest are in! The competition was fierce again this year with an outstanding 172 entries from 21 schools in Colorado and Wyoming. A panel of 10 volunteer judges enjoyed reviewing all of the essays. Congratulations to every entrant! The top three awards are…

Awards | Members

RMS 2021 Summit Awards

The SWE RMS Section Awards are presented to SWE RMS members, teams, or collegiates who have made an outstanding contribution to activities within SWE RMS during the fiscal year. Nominees are judged based on the significance of the achievements cited on behalf of the nominee and on the contributions of the nominee to various SWE…

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Meet the SWE RMS FY21 Executive Council

Let’s welcome the SWE-RMS FY21 Executive Council!We asked each EC member to share a fun fact and what they would like to accomplish this year. ​Lisa Woodward, President Lisa Woodward will be continuing in her second year as section President. Lisa spent most of her career in environmental engineering. Recently she is working as a…

Awards | Members

RMS 2020 Summit Awards

The Society of Women Engineers awards members for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the society with our Summit Awards. This year’s winners include: Outreach – Sara Ellis*Presented to a SWE-RMS member who has made an outstanding contribution to Outreach programs and activities within the section for the current fiscal year. Sara Ellis has been…

Outreach

2020 Essay Contest Results

The results of the 33nd annual Great Women in Engineering and Science Essay Contest are in! The competition was fierce again this year with an outstanding 170 entries from 14 schools in Colorado and Wyoming. A panel of 14 volunteer judges enjoyed reviewing all of the essays. Congratulations to every entrant! The top three awards are…