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Society of Women Engineers to host Women’s History Month luncheon
Release Date Monday, February 24, 2014

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Feb. 25, 2014) – The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Chapter will host the third annual Women’s History Month luncheon from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, March 20, at the Downtown Campus conference room. The luncheon is open to all female students, alumnae, faculty and staff, and the media is invited to attend.

The event will feature guest speaker Donna Kliche, Ph.D., associate professor of the Department of Atmospheric Sciences. Other SWE members will share their experiences at SWE’s national and regional conferences throughout the year.

Founded in 1950, the Society of Women Engineers is a not-for-profit educational and service organization that establishes engineering as a highly desirable career aspiration for women. SWE empowers women to succeed and advance in those aspirations and be recognized for their life-changing contributions and achievements as engineers and leaders.


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