Society of Women Engineers Sweep WE20 Competition

Two women holding award

Last weekend, the Society of Women Engineers participated virtually in the WE20 conference, the world’s largest conference for women engineers. Along with winning first place in the Boeing Team Tech competition for their project Standardized Wheelchair for Ride Integration, they won the Boeing Multicultural Award and Valerie Kettering (2019-2020 president) received the Outstanding Collegiate Member Award.

Multicultural Award

Awards included:

  • Mission Award: Best Practice – Global
  • Mission Award: Best Practice – Public Policy
  • Mission Award: Best Practice – Mentoring
  • Mission Award: Collegiate Gold 
  • Boeing Multicultural Award
  • Boeing Team Tech Competition – 1st Place 
    • Project Title: Standardized Wheelchair for Ride Integration, sponsored by Universal Studios 
  • Outstanding Collegiate Member awarded to Valerie Kettering (2019-2020 president)
Team Tech Presentation

The Cal Poly College of Engineering understands there has been an enormous amount of turmoil and transition due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). As we continue offering support to our students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends, we also continue providing critical updates as well as college highlights. Ours is a college full of creative and bright engineers and staff. For more information on COVID-19 visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website. For more information on how Cal Poly is responding to COVID-19, visit the Cal Poly Coronavirus website Coronavirus website.


Coronavirus Update and Resources