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 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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BOOK CLUB: ‘Switch’ Second meeting May 19, 2015

Thank you for attending the Switch: Part II of III book club event last night, May 19!  Your contributions to our discussion, both book and non-book related, are so enlightening.  The topic of fixed mindset versus growth mindset really resonated … Continue reading

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SWE CAPITOL BUILDING TOUR-March 21, 2015

SWE GSL held a tour of the Utah State Capitol Renovation/Seismic Retrofit Project on March 21, 2015.  It was a fascinating experience led by Jerod Johnson, SE of Reavely Engineers who served as the project manager for the seismic work. … Continue reading

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