SWE Magazine / Volume 67 Number 5 / Conference 2021
Male Allies Must Focus on the Details to Help Women Succeed
The global pandemic has changed the complexion of the workplace, making it more criticial than ever for men to demonstrate their commitment to support women colleagues. Stepping up as role models and holding others accountable is only the beginning.
The world’s first fully electric flight trainer opens possibilities for commercial use.
Create your own Origami to complement the Origami Gem inside the print magazine.
A look back at conference events designed for socializing and lighthearted fun.
The wise words of the late Walter McFall, taken from articles based on his conference workshops, stand the test of time.
By Anne Perusek
Director of Editorial and Publications
By attending in person, participating remotely, or reading an article here, you are engaging with the SWE community and supporting the mission.
With preparations for SWE’s first ever hybrid conference underway, the Society has been mindful that the health and safety of all attendees is as central to the conference experience as are the camaraderie and quality programming of more typical years.
By Rachel Morford
FY22 SWE President
Noteworthy things are happening during WE21, so I encourage you to participate in as many conference activities as you can and connect with one another, online or in person.
By Karen Horting, CAE
Executive Director & CEO
Whether from the office, the kitchen table, or halfway across the world, we are connected, supporting one another to learn and grow in difficult times.
News & Advocacy
Each year, MIT Technology Review compiles a list of 35 innovators under the age of 35, culled from a list of more than 500 nominations, who are making the biggest impact in moving tech forward.
Voices & Views
LIFE & WORK
Adding pronouns to conference badges, email signatures, and social media and videoconferencing profiles is more than just the new, cool thing in diversity and inclusion.