Speaker Proposal Guidelines

Proposals are closed for the 2020 WiSE Conference.

Presentation formats

Presentations may be in the format of workshops, panels, STEM hot shorts or research showcases.

Topic tracks

Submissions in any format should align with one of the following four distinct tracks:

The Scholarship of STEM
The academics and careers of engineering and the sciences, learning how to learn, choosing a major, success strategies and skills for pursuing a STEM major, studying abroad, graduate school life — before, after and during; opportunities and careers in academia
Career Development and Professional Enrichment
The transition from college to career, work or graduate school, work & life balance, millennials in the workplace, social media, branding and marketing ones skills, mentoring and coaching
Entrepreneur, Innovation and Diversification in Engineering, Science and Technology
Current trends and directions, startups, careers and opportunities in public service, government and military
Cultural Transformation
Championing inclusion and diversity for change in the STEM Culture


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