Women in Science & Engineering Conference

The WiSE conference is a day devoted to celebrate women in engineering academics and careers. The day-long event offers educational and professional enrichment, bringing pre-college, undergraduate and graduate students together with faculty, administrators, and professional women.

Please join us for the 2015 Women in Science & Engineering Conference on Saturday, February 28, 2015 on the UW Seattle Campus. Register online by midnight on Friday, February 20, 2015.

flyer and link for 2015 WiSE Conference

2015 Featured Speakers

Rear Admiral Annie B. Andrews

Commander, Navy Recruiting Command

Annie B. Andrews Annie Andrews is the Navy's top recruiter, responsible for the recruitment of 40,000 personnel annually. Her areas of expertise include manpower, personnel, recruiting, training and education. Previously, she served as commanding officer of Boston Military Entrance Processing Station, Navy Recruiting District San Francisco, and Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, where she led training efforts for over 100,000 Sailors for worldwide Fleet assignment and was instrumental in the Navy's only immersive simulator trainer commissioning. She was recognized with the Chief of Naval Operations Stars and Stripes Award for outstanding leadership in 2013.

Jacky Wright

Vice President, Microsoft Strategic Enterprise Services IT

Jacky Wright Jacky Wright is responsible for all IT Enterprise services and platforms at Microsoft. She partners business leaders to define, test and deploy Microsoft's products and services strategy. Previously, Jacky held various CIO and other leadership roles at BP, GE, Accenture, AutoNation and Ryder.

Jacky is committed to inspiring girls and women to pursue STEM careers and helping others take control of their destinies. As one of the most senior women of color in technology, she engages with global audiences on key social topics where technology can affect lasting social change.

Highlights from Previous Years

keynote speaker at WiE conferenceWorkshops in professional and personal development »
Attend workshops designed specifically for the high school, college/university student and professional.
Guests gathered for discussion at WiE conference workshopCareer Resource Fair
Network and meet with employers of engineering and science graduates, talk to friends and representatives from engineering and science departments and UW community.
Guests enjoying lunch at WiE conferenceNetworking Lunch
Enjoy a catered lunch and plenty of time to network with employers, faculty and students.