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WE Rise Annual Conference

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?

Keynote speaker

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.

Leslie Robertson
room with students sitting and a speaker at the podium

Networking with WE Rise

Attendees enjoy a continental breakfast and network with employers, faculty and students.

Nancy Allbritton
Guests enjoying breakfast at WiE conference

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.

Guests listening to a workshop panel
Guests listening to a workshop panel

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.

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

Networking Lunch

Attendees enjoy a catered lunch with employers, faculty and students.

Guests enjoying lunch at WiSE conference
the buffet