Women in Science & Engineering Conference

The WiSE Conference is a celebration of women in engineering. The day of educational and professional enrichment brings pre-college, undergraduate, and graduate students together with faculty, administrators, and professionals.

30th Annual Conference

Saturday, February 27, 2021
Details to come.
Registration opens in September.

What Happens at the WiSE Conference?

Keynote Speaker

Listen to a keynote speaker discuss their experince in the STEM field. This past year we got to hear from Leslie Robertson, Vice President of Software Development at Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
Leslie Robertson
room with students sitting and a speaker at the podium

Networking with WiSE & Breakfast

Enjoy a catered breakfast and network with employers, faculty and students. During the 2020 conference we got to hear from Nancy Allbritton, the Dean of Engineering.
Nancy Allbritton
Guests enjoying breakfast at WiE conference

Workshops in Professional and Personal Development

Attend workshops designed specifically for the high school student, university student, and professional. Past workshops have focused on Impostor Syndrome, Careers in Engineering, Identifying you Strengths, and more. Industry, students, and faculty lead the workshops and panels.
Guests listening to a workshop panel
Guests listening to a workshop panel

Career 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.
Students chatting with employers at WiSE Conference Career Resource Fair
Student chatting with employer at WiSE Conference Career Resource Fair

Networking Lunch

Enjoy a catered lunch, use the photobooth, and network with employers, faculty and students.
Guests enjoying lunch at WiSE conference
the buffet

To see last years conference, view the 2019 Wise Conference program.


2020 WiSE Sponsors

Thank you to the following 2020 WiSE sponsors, along with UW Engineering Student Academic Services and Diversity & Access.

Platinum Sponsorship - $8,000+

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Gold Sponsorship - $5,000 to $7,999

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Silver Sponsorship - $2,500 to $4,999

blue origin logo blue origin logo  Coughlin Porter Lundeen logofacebook logo

Bronze Sponsorship - $1,000 to $2,499

Accenture logo   Adaptive biotechnologies logo Avista logo  Boeing logo  United States Navy logo  University of Washington Tacoma logo  University of Washington Tacoma logo

Friends of WiSE

ACT Theatre | Beecher’s Handmade Cheese | Highland Ice Arena | Ladywell’s Spa | Lil Woody’s | MathWorks | Puzzle Break | Seattle Symphony | Starbucks | Taproot Theatre | The Beauty Bar | University Book Store | Washington State Opportunity Scholarship