About weSTEM

We are excited to announce the fourth annual weSTEM conference – scheduled for Saturday, February 6th, 2016 at the Illini Union in Champaign, IL.

Initiated in 2013 by the Graduate Society of Women Engineers (GradSWE) at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, weSTEM (Women Empowered in STEM) is a one-day conference that provides a forum for STEM leaders to inspire one another to excel at the scientific frontier, developing solutions for the next generation of global challenges. Engineers and scientists share academic, professional, and personal experiences, providing insight into their paths to success in STEM fields.

The 2016 program will feature:

  • Keynote addresses
  • Dual-track talks
  • Breakout sessions
  • Panel discussion
  • Corporate networking

Please refer to the the “Past Conferences” to review previous weSTEM program details. The weSTEM 2016 program schedule is currently under development and will be updated regularly – so be sure to check back for current information.

  • Want to nominate a speaker for weSTEM 2016? Follow this link!
  • Interested in speaking at weSTEM? Please contact Ritu Raman (rraman9@illinois.edu) with “weSTEM 2016 Speaker” in the subject line.
  • Interested in sponsoring weSTEM? Please contact Angeli Gamez (agamez2@illinois.edu) with “weSTEM 2016 Sponsorship” in the subject line.

We look forward to welcoming you at weSTEM!

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