Society of Women Engineers
2016 SWE Advance Online Event
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THIS YEAR’S SWE ADVANCE ONLINE EVENT THEME:

Success Redefined, Find Your Best Life.

TARGET AUDIENCE: Early to late career professionals with five to twenty years experience, collegiates are welcome to attend as well

The SWE Advance Online Event is an annual online opportunity that offers working professionals the chance to experience industry leading professional development from their home or office. Earn CEUs and gain access to thought leaders from across the globe through this annual experience.

Online Conference Pricing

Full One Day Access
SWE Member or Non-Member: $50

SWE Advance Learning Center

SWE empowers women to succeed at every stage of their personal development and professional careers. SWE Advance supports the recruitment, retention and advancement of women in engineering through career resources, professional development and one-to-one networking opportunities. Visit advancelearning.swe.org for more information.

Diversity & Inclusion Program

The SWE D&I Program seeks to define various forms of unconscious bias (with a data driven approach) and how it impacts women and minorities, and provide steps to reduce bias through reflection and collaboration. Learn more at swe.org/diknowledge.

SWE Career Center

The SWE Career Center is the premier electronic recruitment resource for leading companies in the engineering and technology fields. Whether you are looking for a new job or searching for top candidates, the right connection is just a click away.

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2016 Speakers
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  • Jim Dethmer
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    Keynote – Conscious Leadership
    Jim Dethmer
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  • Sam Walravens
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    Get a Life! Strategies for achieving Healthier work-life integration
    Samantha Walravens
    Women today are admitting that the "have it all" mantra is making them feel overwhelmed, anxious and depressed. While there is no magic pill you can take to achieve the elusive "work-life balance," there are strategies that will help you actually enjoy the daily juggle of motherhood, marriage and career. This webinar will walk...
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  • Nadia Bess
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    Feeling Over Scheduled and Overworked? Use These Tools to Manage Your Time!
    Nadia Bess
    You want it all. Career. Family. Friends. SWE. With so many demands and so little time, it's hard to feel in control amongst the chaos. During this talk, you will learn how to use a variety of new tools, programs, and apps to gain control of your time. We will teach you how to...
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  • Shannon Vittur
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    Work Life Balance for Everyone
    Shannon M. Vittur
    Work-Life Balance? Work-Life Integration? Work-Life Effectiveness? No matter what you call it, the topic is everywhere – in the media, in professional books, and in any article on women in the workplace. Most of the focus on managing work and life outside of work centers on family demands, particularly as it relates to raising...
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  • Denise Grey
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    Personal Strategic Planning: Applying Business Tools to your Personal Life
    Denise Gray
    Strategic Planning tools are critical to long-term business success. These very tools can create outrageous personal success. In this session, you will discover how fundamental strategic business practices can become the perfect tools achieve boundless success in your career and in life beyond your career. The personal experiences shared throughout this session will also...
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  • Ana Reyes
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    Working Through Inter-Cultural Conflicts
    Ana Reyes
    Conflict permeates organizational life enough so that the topic generates broad interest. A google search on the phrase, ‘conflict management in organizations,’ shows over 17 million results. While research has shown that task related conflicts improve group performance by refining good ideas, weeding out bad ones and supporting...
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  • Joyce Osland
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    Women Working Abroad
    Joyce Osland
    The webinar addresses topics that everyone should consider before accepting an international assignment – the benefits, potential downsides, whether or not you are well suited to accept this challenge, and what to expect abroad and when you return home. Many people consider an international assignment to be one...
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  • Dr. Margaret Shaffer
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    Challenges and Rewards of Being a Global Employee
    Dr. Margaret Shaffer
    Global work requires employees to either live in a foreign country, travel internationally, and/or regularly interact with foreigners. Such jobs are important for the development of employees’ global skills and necessary for organizations to carry out critical business activities. In this program, we will discuss the various forms...
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  • Mark E. Mendenhall
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    How to become a Global Leader
    Mark E. Mendenhall
    There is a shortage of global leaders. In the World Economic Forum’s 2013 Report it was concluded that the global leadership vacuum is one of the ten most urgent issues to address in the world. In McKinsey and Company’s 2012 Global Survey developing culturally and functionally proficient leaders...
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  • Sully Taylor
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    Global Mindset: What is it? Do you need it?
    Sully Taylor
    While Global Mindset is a term used a great deal in business today, the definition of what this means for the individual employee, whether a senior leader or a newly hired engineer, is unclear. Many companies say they need Global Mindset in order to be competitive – but...
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  • Julia Gluesing & Martha Maznevski
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    Creating Conditions for Global Virtual Team (GVT) Success
    Julia Gluesing & Martha Maznevski
    Global virtual teams are not the same as multi-cultural co-located teams because they cross contexts and rely on communication technology to get work done. Understanding the implication of these key differences can help people design structures and processes for GVTs that will increase the likelihood of successful outcomes...
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  • Allyson Stewart-Allen
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    Cross-Cultural Confidence
    Allyson Stewart-Allen
    During this 1-hour webinar, you will learn practical ways to describe business cultures so that with raised awareness and self-awareness, you will be an even more effective negotiator and leader with international colleagues, customers, clients and bosses. The first part of the webinar will focus on 9 ways...
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