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USU Society of Women Engineers Recognized for Equity, Inclusion Efforts

By Matilyn Mortensen |

The Utah State University section of The Society of Women Engineers received recognition from the American Society for Engineering Education for successfully completing the organization's 90-Day Equity challenge. SWE submitted a video of its Engineering Extravaganza Jr. event with Diné students in Blanding.

The Utah State University section of the Society of Women Engineers, known as SWE, was recently recognized by the American Society for Engineering Education for successfully completing the organization’s 90-Day Equity Challenge.

The challenge was part of the ASEE’s Year of Impact on Racial Equity and was an invitation for “leaders of student organizations to identify and address barriers that exist within the local chapter of their organization which may prevent all equitable and inclusive engagement by all students.”

SWE’s challenge entry was a video of the new outreach program the group developed for Diné, Navajo, students in Blanding, Utah. The group received a $1,000 honorarium from ASEE to support them in future inclusion efforts.

WRITER

Matilyn Mortensen
Public Relations Specialist
College of Engineering
435-797-7512
matilyn.mortensen@usu.edu

CONTACT

Elise Barton
outreach.ususwe@gmail.com


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Engineering 265stories Diversity & Inclusion 153stories Women 151stories STEM 66stories

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