News & Advocacy

Putting Women at the Center of the G20
As the world struggles to recover from the devastation of the COVID pandemic, the Women’s…
SWE “Leans in” to Change
Changes SWE made this past year around diversity, equity, and inclusion will position the organization…
A Closer Look at the Data
Higher education enrollments have taken a hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The impact is…
New NSF Program Envisions the Future of Engineering

A new organization from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate for Engineering seeks to change the way engineering research priorities are developed.

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Solar Impulse Foundation Reaches Goal

Four years after the first call for entries, the organization not only reached its goal of 1,000 solutions for solving the climate crisis with clean technology, but it’s already soaring beyond it.

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Unbreakable Bricks: Transforming Plastic Waste

Single-use plastic pollution is a global environmental threat, with 5 trillion plastic bags used per year and only a tiny percentage of them recycled. One engineer and her company are fighting back.

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Reaching Out to Congress from the Comfort of Home

More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, SWE has made a smooth — and potentially permanent — transition to virtual congressional outreach.

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A Closer Look at the Data

Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and Hispanic-serving institutions (HSIs) educate a large portion of the diverse talent entering the engineering workforce today.

Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month
A Proclamation on Asian American and Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 2021

This May, during Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we recognize the history and achievements of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPIs) across our Nation.