Society of Women Engineers
Central Indiana
October 2019 Bulletin
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Bulletin Topics and Upcoming Events
  • Beers and Volunteers, Oct 19th
  • Circle the City - Girl Scouts Volunteer Event, Oct 19th
  • Volunteers needed on Oct 26th
  • Join SWE-CI and AIAA for a discussion about the International Space Station, Oct 29th
  • SWE-CI Industry Roundtable, Nov 1st
  • Let us know then you're free to help with a Holiday Service event
  • This Month's Lunch Reminders
Join us at Sun King's Annual Beers and Volunteers Event!

Beers and Volunteers is a one-day, public event that showcases Indianapolis’ wonderful nonprofits in action. SWE-CI will have a booth with a STEM activity that's fun for all ages, and prizes for winners of our STEM contest. The organization with the most people in attendance will get a charitable contribution from Sun King, so please sign up and show us your support! Please RSVP and mention SWE-CI! 

When: October 19, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Sun King Brewery Downtown, 135 N. College Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46202
Please RSVP here!
Circle the City Girl Scouts - Volunteer Event

The SWE-Central Indiana and SWE Purdue sections are partnering with the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana for Circle the City! This annual event will expose middle school Girl Scouts to a variety of fun activities during their exploration and overnight stay at the Indiana State Museum. Our SWE sections will host a joint booth with a STEM oriented activity.
When: October 19th, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Indianapolis State Museum

More information on the event can be found here: 
Volunteer Here!
Volunteers needed for a "Girl Power" workshop, Oct 26th!

Cold Spring School is hosting a “Girl Power” workshop on October 26, 2019 from 1:00-4:00.  This event is designed to offer information and inspiration for young women to explore the world of STEM.  The group is looking for community partners and volunteers who may be willing to help with the following:
-Volunteers or Organizations to work “activity” tables in which girls take an active part in experiencing something that is STEM related. 
-Volunteers or Organizations to offer “Talk It Out” and “Ask Me Anything” for girls to hear about careers and opportunities in the STEM field.
-Monetary donations to facilitate cost of activities at tables, and door prizes, etc.:  i.e.  Circuits and LED light creations, Water weighted Hula Hoops, Etc.
-A keynote speaker to talk for 10-15 at kickoff.

Please reach out to Genevieve McLeish-Petty at if interested!
International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory Technical Talk

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), the Society of Women Engineers-Central Indiana Section (SWE-CI), and the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory invite you to a unique event on October 29, 2019 to discover how the state of Indiana is helping to improve life on Earth through space-based research onboard the ISS. Together with NASA, the ISS National Laboratory is enabling research and development in key areas such as industrial biomedicine and advanced materials that will drive the low Earth economy and push the boundaries of innovation for the benefit of life on Earth. 

This event is open to the public and will feature speakers including ISS National Laboratory Director of Scientific Partnering Dr. Kenneth Savin and Eli Lilly and Co. Research Scientist Jeremy J. Hinds, who will highlight Indiana’s involvement in space-based research and discuss how Hoosier companies are leveraging the unique environment onboard the ISS National Laboratory to directly impact those back on the ground.  

Where: The Slippery Noodle Inn. 372 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46225
When: October 29, 2019, 5:00–7:00 p.m. 
Full-time students, AIAA members, and SWE members: $10
Other attendees: $20
Dinner is included with admission, and all ages are welcome to attend!

Please RSVP by October 22! Modifications to registration and questions can be directed to David Locascio at
RSVP for the ISS Technical Talk HERE!
Join us for our Annual Industry Roundtable, November 1

When: November 1st, ~12:00-1:00 PM
Where: Cummins - Indianapolis Downtown Distribution Headquarters (DBU)

SWE-CI will be hosting our annual Industry Roundtable Event on November 1st at the Cummins Distribution Headquarters in Downtown Indianapolis. This year, we have invited some of our local SWE members who have been chosen to give presentations at the Annual Society Conference to give a short version on their topic. Come hear about topics such as “The Art of SWAGing: Making Smart Estimations,” “Why Netflix Is Killing Your Career,” and “Hidden Minefields: Practicing True Empathy.”

More information and RSVP via the eventbrite below!
Industry Roundtable Tickets HERE!
Let us know when you're free for an upcoming SWE-CI Holiday Service Event!

This year, SWE-CI will be helping out the Salvation Army by participating in their annual bell ringing fundraiser at Kroger. Fill out the WhenIsGood at the button below to let us know when the best time is for our members to participate! 
Click to fill out the WhenIsGood!
This Month's SWE-CI Lunch Reminders
SWE-CI Downtown Lunch
- When: Wednesday, Oct 23rd, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
- Where: Old Spaghetti Factory (210 S Meridian Street
- RSVP: (

SWE-CI Northside Lunch
- When: Friday, Oct 25th, 11:45 am 
- Where: Flamme Burger
- RSVP: (

SWE-CI Southside Lunch & Learn: Communication Cues #2
- When: Wednesday, Oct 23rd, 12:00 pm - 1 pm
- Where: Cummins Columbus COM: 2102
- RSVP: (
Monthly SWE-CI Meetings 
When: October 23rd (Wednesday), 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Where:  Switchboard, LLC, 735 Shelby St, Indianapolis, IN 46203, USA For directions, please email
For audio and video conferencing, join us via our Google Hangouts Link!
Conference Call info: 1-302-202-1112 Conference code: 433402

The full calendar of our events is available on our website.

We have openings on our committees! Interested in learning more? Email
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