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WE Local conferences take place around the world.

WE Local conferences are organized by the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) to bring together participants in all stages of their collegiate and professional journey. The conferences create space for engineers, technologists, and partners to connect through professional development sessions, inspirational speakers, networking opportunities, and more.

2022 Conferences

February 25-26, 2022

March 4-5, 2022

April 8-9, 2022

April 28-29, 2022

May 26-27, 2022

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Albuquerque, NM
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Des Moines, IA
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Buffalo, NY
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London, England
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Bengaluru, India
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"I've spent quite a bit of time at the career fair, a bit at the breakout sessions and I'm learning a lot from other professionals in the industry."

– WE Local Attendee

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WE Local brings the same sense of community as SWE's Annual Conference

WE Local offers one-on-one access to experts and speakers on-site, making it easier than ever to make connections with leaders in engineering and technology. Aspire to Inspire at WE Local to celebrate what’s possible when you believe in yourself and the limitless potential of your future.

Considered the highlight of most WE Local conferences, keynote speakers captivate audiences with their personal stories of resilience, deep dives into cutting-edge technical topics, and highlights of the leadership journeys.


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The conference is a place to meet people outside of your organization and outside of your industry. With like-minded attendees from a variety of backgrounds, educations, and career stages, you are sure to grow your network.


The WE Local career fairs feature leading engineering and technology organizations who are eager to connect with top talent in the region. Organizational representatives or talent acquisition teams are present to meet qualified candidates and receive resumes. Don’t wait for the conference – create a free profile and add your resume on SWE’s Online Career Center to kick start your job search.


With dozens of breakouts, panel discussions, workshops and more, the biggest challenge of attending WE Local is deciding which sessions to attend. Educational sessions are divided into tracks that are unique to each conference. Topics cover foundational subjects such as strategies for landing your first jobs and approaches to establishing a leadership role, as well as more advanced content such as leading digital transformations and stepping into executive-level roles.  


Want to learn more about the conference programs? Check back in early 2022 when the agendas are announced.


“If you can’t see it, you can’t be it.”

Though a common refrain, it is true that women tend to be less visible in the engineering and technology sectors, further exacerbating their underrepresentation in the field. WE Local is a platform to elevate the voices of women leaders and spotlight role models for the next generation of engineers and technologists.

Regardless of your career level, you’ll leave WE Local with renewed inspiration and passion for personal growth.