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Call for fiscal year 2018 core board members! 

Want to be more involved in SWE-ECI? NOW is the time!!! Our new fiscal year begins July 1st, and we're looking for F18 core board members!
Please click here to learn about all of the available core board positions we are looking to fill and to complete a form indicating which positions you are interested in being considered for! All are welcome to apply! (please note that all elected officers must be dues paying members of the Society, committee chairs and other appointed positions need not be paid members) Deadline to submit your application is March 31st, 2017. 

Up and Coming...

SWE-ECI Hosting Upgrade Event at University of Iowa - members welcome to attend! 

Interested in networking with graduating students from University of Iowa? On Tuesday, March 21st at 6PM, SWE will be hosting an upgrade event at the Universty of Iowa to highlight the benefits of continued involvement in SWE after graduation. We will go through a brief presentation, and then there will be time to mingle with collegiate SWE members over ice cream!  If interested in attending, please RSVP to eci.college.outreach@gmail.com

SWE-ECI Hosting Panel at University of Iowa SWE's High School Conference - panelists needed!  

Interested in sharing about your collegiate and career experiences with high school girls? We are looking for volunteers to speak on a panel at the University of Iowa's annual high school conference. Sign up here to volunteer. Dinner will be provided and you will receive a free t-shirt! 

When: Friday, April 7th 2017
​Time: 5:20-7:25 PM
Where: University of Iowa Campus

Professional Devemopment Event! Influence: The Power of Relationships, featuring Gale Mote 
Networking, Professional Development with Gale Mote, and Lunch! We will provide a voucher for you to eat at the food stands.This will be a joint event with the Cedar Valley section! Gale is a great speaker, so if you haven't had the opportunity to listen to her, now is your chance! Please click here to RSVP! 

When: Saturday April 1st, 10:15 a.m.
Where: Newbo City Market 
Agenda:
10:15 - Icebreaker and Networking
10:30 - Gale's Presentation
11:30 - Lunch

SAVE THE DATE: Operating Room Tour - April 22nd

This year's technical tour will be at the University of Iowa hopsital on Saturday, April 22nd.  We will take a tour of an OR, guided by doctors that work at the hospital! We are still working out the exact timing and details, but we will likely assemble at a coffee shop for networking before the tour. For now, mark your calendars and be on the lookout for additional details to come soon!

Lately...

SWE-ECI Hosted Lunch Webinar featuring TED Talks 
On  Tuesday, February 21st SWE-ECI hosted a cross-company webinar viewing over the lunch hour featuring TED talks.  Members attended in conference rooms at Rockwell Collins, General Mills, Proctor and Gamble Oral Care, DuPont and Quaker Foods & Snacks as well as over the phone. The first TED Talk promoted the notion of the unexpected benefit of celebrating our failures. The second TED talk showcased and empowered mutlipotentialites- people who don’t have just ONE true calling.  There was time for discussion after each video. If you weren't able to make it, but are interested in watching the talks, click here for more information and to access links ot both of the videos! 
FInd out more about SWE-ECI or provide feedback! 
Wanting to spread information about the great things SWE has to offer? Plan an info session at your company supported by SWE members! Just visit our website http://eci.swe.org/ and send an email to swe-eci@swe.org!
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