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Connecting You Locally To Detroit, Michigan

February 17-18, 2023

Welcome to Detroit, better known as Motor City, where innovation and ingenuity comes to life. Join hundreds of participants in all stages of their careers to network and learn through professional development sessions, inspirational speakers, networking opportunities, and more. Connect at our career fair featuring recruiters from top engineering and technology companies, and be a part of a WE Local Community. You will leave with renewed inspiration – and definitely a few new friends.


About WE Local

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. Questions? Contact



Partners gain visibility, increased brand awareness, valuable professional connections and more through their participation at WE Local. 

Join Us

WE Local Detroit will take place at the Huntington Place Convention Center at 1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226. 

Our host hotel will be the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. To make a reservation book here.


SWE has opportunities for attendees to receive a one-time 20% registration discount when they sign up and participate in their assigned volunteer shift at WE Local conferences. To sign up as a volunteer, visit this website.

Meet the Advisory Board and Local Host Committee

The conference is led by a team of talented and dedicated SWE members from across the country. 

Fresh Ideas

With dozens of sessions across six different tracks, there will be no shortage of breakthrough ideas shared in Detroit. From career management and development and strategic leadership, to technical innovations – there is something for everyone!


It can be difficult to meet people outside of your organization or technical discipline. WE Local brings people together from diverse educational backgrounds, experience levels, and geographies so you can expand the richness of your network.



The past few years have brought a lot of challenges – personally and professionally – to people’s lives. WE Local’s lineup of keynote speakers and top-notch sessions will spark inspiration and energize you to invest in yourself and your future.

Career Advancement

Whether you’re looking to enter the workforce, transition roles, or level up for your next promotion, WE Local is here to help. Access top engineering and technology organizations at our career fair, while growing your skillset during educational sessions.

Want to share your resume with WE Local Detroit partners?