The CPC regularly contributes to SWE initiatives, often offering their years of experience in guidance to other members and leading by example. Though the women who make up the CPC come from different backgrounds, they share one thing in common: their drive to succeed. Their personal histories give the eBook a wide purview, providing guidance and direction that illuminates the reality and challenge of being a modern women working in the engineering world.
"We worked with some of the most fascinating, hard-working, insightful and experienced engineers I've ever known to develop this eBook," said Karen Horting, SWE’s executive director and CEO. "There's an inspirational power in their words, a sense of strength and perseverance that really shines through in their stories. I found their advice invaluable, and I know our members and the public at large will too.
This release is the latest in a series of eBooks developed by SWE. The previous release, the Work & Life Integration Playbook, explored the delicate balance between leading a fulfilling personal life and pursuing a rewarding career. Both eBooks are available now in PDF formats, while Be that Engineer will also be available for download on Kindle, iBooks and on-demand printing in the coming weeks. Head to swe.org/e-book-download for access and more information on the books or to read/write a review.
The Society of Women Engineers (SWE), founded in 1950, is a not-for-profit educational and service organization. SWE is the driving force that establishes engineering as a highly desirable career aspiration for women. SWE empowers women to succeed and advance in those aspirations and receive the recognition and credit for their life-changing contributions and achievements as engineers and leaders. For more information, visit www.swe.org.
Society of Women Engineers releases inspiring new eBook
August 14,2014 - The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is proud to announce the release of their latest eBook, Be that Engineer: Inspiration and Insight from Accomplished Women Engineers. The eBook is a collection of stories and advice delivered by SWE's Corporate Partnership Council (CPC), 30 women leaders from storied backgrounds who have worked in numerous engineering fields.