SWE: Society of Women Engineers, NU Student Chapter

SWE was established to have fun and promote women in engineering!

SWE was established to have fun and promote women in engineering! This organization was founded from the following mission and objectives:



  • To inform young women, their parents, counselors, and the public in general of the qualifications and achievements of women engineers and the opportunities open to them.
  • To assist women engineers in readying themselves for a return to active work after temporary retirement.
  • To serve as a center of information on women in engineering.
  • To encourage women engineers to attain high levels of educational and professional achievement.


“The Society of Women Engineers stimulates women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expands the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in the quality of life, and demonstrates the value of diversity.”

Recent News

CEE Students Win AISC Education Foundation Scholarships

Bayley St. Jacques, 5th year student and Julia Szabla, 4th year student in the Civil Engineering program were recently awarded an Education Foundation Scholarship by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC). The fund is part of a program dedicated to support 37 college juniors, seniors, and masters’-level graduate students studying civil engineering, architectural engineering, construction engineering, construction management, and architecture at schools in […]

Abd-Alla Receives Society of Women Engineers Boston Scholarship

BS/MS Environmental Engineering student Areeg Abd-Alla, E’22, received a 2019 Society of Women Engineers Boston Chapter Scholarship, an award given to women studying engineering and engineering technology.