The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is the world’s largest advocate and catalyst for change for women in engineering and technology. To ensure SWE members reach their full potential as engineers and leaders, the Society offers unique opportunities to network, provides professional development and shapes public policy. SWE champions the value of diversity. We inspire young girls to become engineers and support them with scholarships in order to expand the engineering profession’s ability to improve the quality of life for billions of people worldwide.

SWE  Member Benefits

Community of Support

SWE is an inclusive organization focused on issues of interest to women specializing in engineering and technical careers.

Education & Development

SWE's education and outreach activities are designed to enhance the quality of life for women of all backgrounds who pursue the profession of engineering

Resources & Information

As a worldwide leader in engineering knowledge and support, SWE is a partner you can turn to for advanced, relevant information about women in technical careers.

Leadership Skills

Members are encouraged and supported in the development of skills necessary to be effective leaders in a global marketplace.

Affinity Groups

Affinity Groups are small groups within the organization where individuals sharing a common element of diversity work collaboratively together! The program is growing, and we now have 5 active affinity groups with champions who want to connect with you and establish a network within SWE for you to ASPIRE, ADVANCE, and ACHIEVE within the organization.

 Steps to Joining SWE


Go to the SWE national website by clicking the link below:

Click "Register" then "Join". Create an account by clicking "Sign up here" followed by "New Customer". Note you may be redirected to a different login page. 


Fill out the initial login information and submit. 

You should be re-directed to enter the login and password of the account you just created. If not go to the home page, select "membership" and then "portal". 

You're almost there!


Once in the portal, click "Join/Reinstate". Then click "Start My Membership Application". Be Sure to follow all registration steps. When asked to join section please select "A004 - Santa Clara Valley". 

Done! Use the link above to connect explore all the member services offered. Thanks for the support!

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