Category Archives: Professional Development

Learning opportunities submitted by our members. Some are only visible on the Calendar, so be sure to look here and on the calendar itself

SWE GSL Bookclub – May

Join us for SWE book club at Desert Edge for great food, discussion, and company.  We will be reading: Blink: The Power of Thinking without Thinking By Malcom Gladwell Feel free to bring along any interested guests and book ideas … Continue reading

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WE Local – Denver

Hello SWE-sters! My name is Heather Munoz and I am part of the SWE Rocky Mountain Section located within Colorado. I wanted to personally invite you to join us at WE Local Denver March 15-16! If you haven’t heard of WE … Continue reading

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SWE GSL LCC

Photos from our SWE- Leadership Coaching Committee (SWE-LCC) coaching session on September 10th. Coaching was held at Questar and led by Darcie Maffioli, a SWE-LCC Coach from the Golden Gate section. Darcie currently works for Rockridge Geotechnical as a project … Continue reading

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Kimberly Clark Tour – Recap

Kimberly-Clark Technical Tour (Prior to the plant tour, Bonnie and Jesse gave us a presentation about Kimberly-Clark overall and the disposable diaper production facilities). Highlights of the tour included discussion of LEAN manufacturing methods, safety, quality procedures, material sourcing, warehousing … Continue reading

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WoW-Women of Water Luncheon-May 20

SWE joined Women of Water for a lunch presentation by Dr Susan Madsen titled “Women and Leadership in Utah: Challenges and Opportunities.” Dr. Madsen is an Orin R. Woodbury Professor of Leadership and Ethics at Utah Valley University where she … Continue reading

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BOOK CLUB: ‘Switch’ Third meeting June 16, 2015

Thank you for attending the last Switch: Part III of III book club event , June 16!  Your contributions to our discussion, both book and non-book related, were so enlightening.  The topic of Shaping the Path, pre-loading decisions called using active triggers and … Continue reading

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Chevron Refinery in North Salt Lake Open House May 30, 2015

Thank you for taking time to come to the Chevron Refinery in North Salt Lake to see what a refinery looks like and learn how it operates.  This was a rare opportunity to see inside the refinery and we hope … Continue reading

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