This educational and professionally enriching event connects pre-college and current students to leaders across the university and professional industry.
What happens at the WE Rise Conference?
Participants listen to a keynote speakers discuss their experience in the STEM field. During the 2020 conference we heard from Leslie Robertson, Vice President of Software Development at Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.
Networking with WE Rise
Attendees enjoy a continental breakfast and network with employers, faculty and students.
Workshops in professional and personal development
We offer workshops designed specifically for engineering students at all levels. Past workshop topics include Impostor Syndrome, Careers in Engineering, Identifying your Strengths, and more. Industry professionals, faculty members and current students lead the workshops and panels.
Career Resource Fair
Students have the opportunity to network with employers seeking engineering and science graduates, and connect with representatives from STEM departments and the wider UW community.
Attendees enjoy a catered lunch with employers, faculty and students.