Akhila Reddy Gorantla
agorantl
Major:
Materials Engineering, Dec 2017
Hometown:
Houghton
Favorite Ice Cream:
Vanilla
Why I Joined SWE:
For networking and career development
Audra Thurston
ajthurst
Major:
Chemical Engineering, 2018
Hometown:
Liberty, UT
Favorite Ice Cream:
Moose Tracks
Why I Joined SWE:
To meet other women in the engineering field and share in their experience.
Alex Waypa
Major:
Environmental Engineer, 2020
Hometown:
Hartland
Favorite Ice Cream:
Heavenly Hazelnut
Why I Joined SWE:
It seemed like a great group of people to be apart of! I really want to get out into the community more, and explore the wonders of the U.P.
Aimee Allen
Major:
Mechanical Engineering, May 2018
Hometown:
Aurora, MN
Favorite Ice Cream:
Mint Chocolate
Why I Joined SWE:
I want to get involved an this seemed like a really good opportunity to meet with companies where I may want to get an internship or co-op.
Alyssa Knoester
Major:
Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering, Fall 2018
Hometown:
Dorr
Favorite Ice Cream:
Moose Tracks
Why I Joined SWE:
Anne Porter
Major:
Civil Engineering, Spring 2017
Hometown:
Schoolcraft
Favorite Ice Cream:
Cookies n Cream
Why I Joined SWE:
Allison Schnobrich
Major:
Chemical Engineering, May 2017
Hometown:
Hermantown, MN
Favorite Ice Cream:
Mint
Why I Joined SWE:
To meet and network with people who share similar goals and to get involved on campus
Amanda Bink
Major:
,
Hometown:
Escanaba
Favorite Ice Cream:
Strawberry
Why I Joined SWE:
Adeline Hummel
Major:
Biomedical Engineering, May 2018
Hometown:
Carson City
Favorite Ice Cream:
Eskimo Kisses
Why I Joined SWE:
Involvement
Anna Marchesano
Anna Marchesano
Major:
Chemical Engineering, May 2016
Hometown:
Plymouth, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Blue Moon
Why I Joined SWE:
To get involved in an organization that is very active on campus.
Allison Range
Allison Range
Major:
Mechanical Engineering, Winter, 2015
Hometown:
Dearborn, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Coffee
Why I Joined SWE:
Abigail Steinbrecher
Major:
Chemical Engineering, May 2018
Hometown:
Felch, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Anything
Why I Joined SWE:
Brooke Basto
Major:
Chemical Engineering, May 2018
Hometown:
Calumet, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Mackinac Island Fudge
Why I Joined SWE:
I want to get involved in an engineering related organization on campus, as well as meet some other girls in engineering on campus.
Britta Jost
Major:
Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, alum
Hometown:
De Pere, WI
Favorite Ice Cream:
cookie dough
Why I Joined SWE:
Brianne Anderson
Major:
Mechanical Engineering, 2017
Hometown:
West Branch, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Why I Joined SWE:
To become more involved on campus.
Brittany Frost
brfrost
Major:
Chemical Engineering and Engineering Management, May 2017
Hometown:
Escanaba
Favorite Ice Cream:
Mint Mackinac Island Fudge
Why I Joined SWE:
Opportunities for professional development and leadership.
Bethany Merrill
bsmerril
Major:
Chemical Engineering, 2017
Hometown:
Southgate, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Cookie Dough
Why I Joined SWE:
To meet new people, get more involved on campus, and for networking opportunities.
Carley Davis
Major:
Mechanical Engineer and Engineering Management, May 2020
Hometown:
Canton, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Birthday cake
Why I Joined SWE:
I wanted to be part of a community of women who inspire each other to thrive in this male dominated field.
Christine Wood
Major:
Environmental Engineering,
Hometown:
Haslett, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Mint Chip
Why I Joined SWE:
Courtney VanWagoner
cevanwag
Major:
Mechanical Engineer, 2018
Hometown:
Alpena, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Half Baked
Why I Joined SWE:
I felt it would be a good idea to get involved on campus and to meet new people.
Carly Gloudemans
Carly Gloudemans
Major:
Environmental Engineering, Fall 2016
Hometown:
Green Bay
Favorite Ice Cream:
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
Why I Joined SWE:
I joined SWE again to continue meeting different people and to hopefully get more involved with the organization because I loved being in it last year!
Claira Allgood
Major:
Civil Engineering, 2020
Hometown:
Duluth, MN
Favorite Ice Cream:
chocolate
Why I Joined SWE:
I joined SWE because I was involved with FIRST Robotics for three years and I've seen first hand the stereotype that goes along with women in STEM fields and I want to be a part of something to help change that culture.
Cassandra Gietek
cmgietek
Major:
Mechanical Engineering, 6/18
Hometown:
Hartland
Favorite Ice Cream:
Vanilla
Why I Joined SWE:
To make connections and meet people
Cassidy Hyde
Major:
Biomedical Engineering, May 2017
Hometown:
Onaway
Favorite Ice Cream:
Chocolate
Why I Joined SWE:
Caitlyn Case
cncase
Major:
Mechanical Engineering, Fall 2017
Hometown:
Hemlock
Favorite Ice Cream:
Mint
Why I Joined SWE:
To make new friends and create great memories
Divya Kamath
Major:
Environmental Engineering,
Hometown:
Favorite Ice Cream:
Chocolate
Why I Joined SWE:
Networking and Fun activities
Erika Carne
Major:
Mechanical Engineering, 2019
Hometown:
Escanaba, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Mackinac Island Fudge
Why I Joined SWE:
I wanted to get involved on campus and SWE stood out to me with all its activities and kind people.
Erica Coscarelli
Major:
Environmental Engineering, Spring 2017
Hometown:
Haslett
Favorite Ice Cream:
Cake Batter
Why I Joined SWE:
Wanted to get to know more female engineers and be a part of a well recognized professional society.
Elizabeth Wohlford
Elizabeth Wohlford
Major:
Mechanical Engineering, Spring, 2016
Hometown:
Midland, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
All Ice Cream!
Why I Joined SWE:
To meet other ladies who were working toward the same goals as I, and to become more educated towards the opportunities available to me within the engineering field.
Emily Morin
ejmorin
Major:
Biomedical Engineering, May 2017
Hometown:
Barrington, IL
Favorite Ice Cream:
Birthday Cake
Why I Joined SWE:
I joined SWE because I wanted to join a group of likeminded women engineers
Erica Huhta
Major:
Mechanical Engineering, Spring 2017
Hometown:
Wadena, MN
Favorite Ice Cream:
Why I Joined SWE:
To open up new opportunities available for women engineers.
Elizabeth Hoy
Elizabeth Hoy
Major:
BS-STC, MNA-2017
Hometown:
Greenville, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Why I Joined SWE:
I've joined SWE as a collegiate advisor.
Erin Murdoch
Erin Murdoch
Major:
Mechanical Engineering, May 2017
Hometown:
Bay City
Favorite Ice Cream:
Moose Tracks
Why I Joined SWE:
I joined SWE for professional development, networking, and to grow into a well-rounded engineer with support from other women in the industry. Plus, the events and people are so fun!
Emily Burke
Major:
General Engineer, 2020
Hometown:
Favorite Ice Cream:
Why I Joined SWE:
Emma Kerwin
Major:
,
Hometown:
Favorite Ice Cream:
Why I Joined SWE:
Erin Neil
Major:
Materials Science and Engineering, May 2018
Hometown:
Libertyville, IL
Favorite Ice Cream:
French Silk
Why I Joined SWE:
To have the opportunity to meet and network with fellow female engineers.
Erin Richie
Major:
Mechanical Engineering, May 2017
Hometown:
Ypsilanti, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Moose Tracks
Why I Joined SWE:
I joined SWE because I like all the opportunities it provides to interact with industry
Emily Meuers
Major:
Mechanical Engineering, Spring 2018
Hometown:
Brooklyn Park, MN
Favorite Ice Cream:
vanilla
Why I Joined SWE:
I joined to connect with other girls that aspire to be great.
Grace Kluchka
Major:
Environmental Engineering, Spring 2019
Hometown:
Winthrop Harbor
Favorite Ice Cream:
Strawberry
Why I Joined SWE:
Great Organization
Hannah Cunningham
Hannah Cunningham
Major:
Biomedical Engineering, 2018
Hometown:
Oconto Falls, WI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Blueberry Waffle
Why I Joined SWE:
I joined SWE because I believe it will be a benefit for my professional experience.
Hailey Brockman
Major:
Materials Science and Engineering, 2018
Hometown:
Belgium, WI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Mackinac Island Fudge
Why I Joined SWE:
It is a fun way to get involved at Michigan Tech, and being a member will allow me to go to different company events.
Hannah Lyons
Major:
Civil Engineering, Spring 2016
Hometown:
Troy, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Moose Tracks
Why I Joined SWE:
I joined SWE to meet other women in engineering.
Hanna Christensen
hichrist
Major:
Civil Engineering, 2018
Hometown:
Sidney, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
Why I Joined SWE:
It was highly recommended from other girls I talked to during Orientation.
Holly Busker
Major:
chemical engineering, 2017
Hometown:
Duluth
Favorite Ice Cream:
coffee
Why I Joined SWE:
It's an organization that is important to me
Helen Zhu
Helen
Major:
Chemical Engineering, 2019
Hometown:
ALPENA
Favorite Ice Cream:
Strawberry
Why I Joined SWE:
To have more exposure to the career of engineering.
Isabel Vanderlaan
Major:
Civil Engineering, 2017
Hometown:
Grand Haven
Favorite Ice Cream:
Mint Chocolate Chip
Why I Joined SWE:
I want to become a part of a group that teaches professionalism while also empowering women.
Jessica Geroux
Major:
Mechanical Engineering, Spring 2018
Hometown:
Minneapolis, MN
Favorite Ice Cream:
Chocolate Gelato
Why I Joined SWE:
I joined SWE because I wanted to be a part of a campus organization that was related to my major and gave me the opportunity to socialize with other engineers outside of class, the dorms, etc.
Jeanette Kussow
Major:
Chemical Engineering, May 2017
Hometown:
Kaukauna, WI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Cookie Dough
Why I Joined SWE:
I found out that this is a great way to connect with other women engineers on campus as well as all over the country.
Jessika Rogers
Major:
Biomedical Engineering, 2018
Hometown:
Kalamazoo
Favorite Ice Cream:
Oatmeal Cookie (It's Amazing!!)
Why I Joined SWE:
Support, networking, thought it might be fun
Jenna Proctor
Major:
Materials Science and Engineering, Spring 2015
Hometown:
New Lenox, Il
Favorite Ice Cream:
Red velvet
Why I Joined SWE:
to meet more people
Julie Karl
jkarl
Major:
Biomedical Engineering, 2017
Hometown:
Rochester Hills, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Moose Tracks
Why I Joined SWE:
Jacqueline Mielke
Jacqueline Mielke
Major:
Mechanical Engineer, 2017
Hometown:
Houghton
Favorite Ice Cream:
Play Dough
Why I Joined SWE:
To get to know diffferent women in engineering, Also to hear about their experiences in their field.
Jessica Splittgerber
Major:
Civil Engineering, Spring 2017
Hometown:
De Pere
Favorite Ice Cream:
Playdough
Why I Joined SWE:
To become more involved around school and meet other women engineers at Michigan Tech.
Justine Barker
Major:
Engineering Management, Spring 2016
Hometown:
Menominee, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Chocolate chip cookie dough
Why I Joined SWE:
I wanted to join an organization where I would have possibilities, and SWE is full of great opportunities and wonderful people that can help.
Jenna Davids
Major:
Civil Engineering, May 2019
Hometown:
Portland
Favorite Ice Cream:
Chocolate
Why I Joined SWE:
Jocelyne Denhof
Jocelyne Denhof
Major:
Mechanical Engineering, Spring 2017
Hometown:
Coopersville, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Why I Joined SWE:
Jessica Fredericks
Major:
Civil Engineering, 2018
Hometown:
South Lyon
Favorite Ice Cream:
Cake Batter
Why I Joined SWE:
I am a woman in engineering
Julie Rice
Major:
Civil Engineering, Spring 2016
Hometown:
Harrisville, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Haagen-Dazs Mango Sorbet
Why I Joined SWE:
I joined SWE to meet and surround myself with the bright, diligent young women of Michigan Tech. I wanted to become more involved with campus life, while still focusing on my academic success. I wanted to be a part of an organization that promotes achievement and personal growth throughout my college years. The virtues SWE has taught me will definitely carry on into my adult life and also my future career!
Jennifer Lyng
Major:
Electrical Engineering, April 2017
Hometown:
Oconto Falls, WI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Chocolate
Why I Joined SWE:
To join a network of female engineering students.
Julie Way
Julie Way
Major:
MS Rhetoric & Technical Communication,
Hometown:
Houghton, Michigan
Favorite Ice Cream:
Why I Joined SWE:
To gladly help in any way I can as an Advisor.
Kathryn Keen
kakeen97
Major:
Mechanical Engineering, 2019
Hometown:
Grand Rapids MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
Why I Joined SWE:
Kate Dorman
Major:
Civil Engineering,
Hometown:
Manchester
Favorite Ice Cream:
Why I Joined SWE:
Karsyn Van Laanen
Major:
Chemical Engineering, 2019
Hometown:
Green Bay, WI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Mint Chocolate Chip
Why I Joined SWE:
Kara Jelley
Major:
Engineering Management, May 2017
Hometown:
Rochester, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Cookie Dough
Why I Joined SWE:
Opportunities Getting involved on campus
Kaitlyn Voet
kevoet
Major:
Geological Engineering, December 2015
Hometown:
Midland, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Peanut Butter
Why I Joined SWE:
I joined SWE for the opportunity to network on a collegiate level as well as the Societal level.
Kassia Prystalski
Major:
Chemical Engineering, 2016
Hometown:
Berlin, WI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Mint Chip
Why I Joined SWE:
I've heard a bunch of awesome things, and I'm a female engineer, so it makes sense
Korrina Baird
Major:
Chemical Engineering, 2018
Hometown:
Firth, NE
Favorite Ice Cream:
Coffee
Why I Joined SWE:
I wanted to be a part of a sophisticated organization that will help me succeed.
Kate Fletcher
klfletch
Major:
Materials Science and Engineering & Biomedical Engineering, May 2016
Hometown:
Green Bay
Favorite Ice Cream:
Butter Pecan
Why I Joined SWE:
Kevin Yates
Major:
,
Hometown:
Favorite Ice Cream:
Why I Joined SWE:
Kathrine Cipriano
krcipria
Major:
Mechanical Engineering, December 2016
Hometown:
Glen Ellyn
Favorite Ice Cream:
Why I Joined SWE:
I knew it would be a great opportunity to meet people and help improve the industry of women in STEM fields!
Kate Nowosad
Kate Nowosad
Major:
Electrical Engineering, Fall 2016
Hometown:
Valparaiso, IN
Favorite Ice Cream:
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
Why I Joined SWE:
I joined SWE to expand my network of female engineers and to gain confidence that I can succeed in this male dominated field of engineering.
Lauren Borowicz
Major:
Materials Science and Engineering, May 2018
Hometown:
Rochester, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Mint Chip
Why I Joined SWE:
To be introduced to opportunities that are available to me as a woman engineer.
Leslie Giesler
Major:
Mechanical Engineer, 2019
Hometown:
Favorite Ice Cream:
Why I Joined SWE:
Laura Schimmel
Laura
Major:
Mechanical Engineering, Spring 2018
Hometown:
Oxford, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Chocolate Cherry
Why I Joined SWE:
To meet other awesome people in STEM for networking opportunities advancing leadership skills, and enjoying university life and volunteering on campus
Lily Williams
Major:
Mechanical Engineering,
Hometown:
Hancock, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Mackinac Island Fudge
Why I Joined SWE:
Lora Kositzky
Major:
Engineering Management, May 2017
Hometown:
Escanaba, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Why I Joined SWE:
Luyao Li
Major:
Environmental Engineering, Spring 2017
Hometown:
Houghton
Favorite Ice Cream:
Cookie dough
Why I Joined SWE:
Sounds cool and I was in the WIE community.
Jennifer Winikus
Major:
Computer Engineering, May 2016
Hometown:
Alfred, NY
Favorite Ice Cream:
Why I Joined SWE:
Madison Diehl
Major:
Chemical Engineering, May 2018
Hometown:
Auburn, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Half Baked
Why I Joined SWE:
To be in a community with other women experiencing the same difficulties and culture that MTU has for women specifically.
Madison Mroczynski
Major:
Civil, 2017
Hometown:
Greenleaf
Favorite Ice Cream:
Cookies'n cream
Why I Joined SWE:
It will help so much in the future because of all the networking, and i was in it last year and it is just fun!
Mackenzie Brunet
Major:
Mechnical Engineering,
Hometown:
Hancock, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Why I Joined SWE:
Melissa Smith
Major:
Chemical Engineering, May 2018
Hometown:
Freeland, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Chocolate Peanutbutter
Why I Joined SWE:
I joined SWE because I think it's a great way to empower women and also to just be involved in events on campus.
Melanie Howard
Major:
Chemical Engineering,
Hometown:
Favorite Ice Cream:
Why I Joined SWE:
Marie Wendling
Major:
Biomedical Engineering, 2017
Hometown:
Bellaire
Favorite Ice Cream:
Good ole Vanilla
Why I Joined SWE:
SWE looks like a good organization to be a part of, they are involved in a lot of things around campus and they help prepare you for the future
Monica Fraser
Major:
Computer Engineering, 2017
Hometown:
Allen Park
Favorite Ice Cream:
Mackinaw Island Fudge
Why I Joined SWE:
McKenzie Schulist
Major:
Biomedical Engineering,
Hometown:
Stevens Point
Favorite Ice Cream:
Cookie Dough
Why I Joined SWE:
Maggie Urben
Major:
,
Hometown:
Favorite Ice Cream:
Why I Joined SWE:
Melissa Galant
mrgalant
Major:
Materials Science and Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, Spring 2016
Hometown:
Metro Detroit, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
KitKat
Why I Joined SWE:
Mackenzie Keefer
Major:
Biomedical Engineering, 2019
Hometown:
Skanee, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Blue Moon
Why I Joined SWE:
I am a women in engineering and I want to join an organisation where I will meet other women in engineering as well as make good connections to insure my future success.
Nicole Phillips
Major:
Civil Engineering, May 2016
Hometown:
Tomahawk, WI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Why I Joined SWE:
Noelle Eveland
Noelle Eveland
Major:
Chemical engineering, May 2018
Hometown:
Valparaiso, IN
Favorite Ice Cream:
Mint
Why I Joined SWE:
I wanted to join a group of people determined to make positive changes in our society and our workforce.
Nicole Wehner
newehner
Major:
MS Civil Engineering - Water Resources, April 2018
Hometown:
Gaylord
Favorite Ice Cream:
Mackinac Island Fudge
Why I Joined SWE:
I want to network with women in industry and improve my leadership skills in a field I am passionate about and where I can make a big impact on the lives around me.
ritugandha chaugule
Major:
Environmental, jan 2018
Hometown:
Favorite Ice Cream:
black current
Why I Joined SWE:
To explore the value at diversity and opportunities available for a successful career.
Rachel Kolb
Rachel Kolb
Major:
Mechanical Engineering, 2018
Hometown:
Alma, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Vanilla
Why I Joined SWE:
S.W.E. has a ton of connections across campus and with industries. It also seemed like a nice way to meet other girls on campus with the same interests as myself and a nice way to get involved in the community.
Rachel Arthur
Major:
Mechanical Engineering, 2017
Hometown:
Midland
Favorite Ice Cream:
Vanilla
Why I Joined SWE:
To be more involved and have more opportunities
Rachael Whise
Major:
Civil Engineering, December 2016
Hometown:
St. Joseph, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Why I Joined SWE:
Sabrina Machida
sabrinamachida
Major:
Mechanical Engineering, April 2019
Hometown:
Favorite Ice Cream:
Why I Joined SWE:
Sergio Trujillo-Lopez
Major:
Chemical Engineering, May 2018
Hometown:
Henderson
Favorite Ice Cream:
Mint Chocolate Chip
Why I Joined SWE:
Sarah Martens
Sarah Jo
Major:
Environmental Engineering, May 2018
Hometown:
Hortonville, WI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Twist
Why I Joined SWE:
It is a great way to network with other women interested in engineering that can help guide me in the path toward a successful career.
Sydney Rasmussen
Major:
,
Hometown:
Favorite Ice Cream:
Chocolate
Why I Joined SWE:
Sonja Welch
Major:
Biomedical Engineering, Spring 2019
Hometown:
Baraga
Favorite Ice Cream:
Neopolitan
Why I Joined SWE:
I want to get involved and start networking
Xueling Li
Stephanie
Major:
Statistics, May, 2016
Hometown:
Houghton
Favorite Ice Cream:
Why I Joined SWE:
I like the activities they organize
Taylor Kaminski
Major:
Mechanical Engineering/Physics, May 2018
Hometown:
Stevens Point
Favorite Ice Cream:
Java Chunk
Why I Joined SWE:
I think it's a great program that reaches out while being focused on engineering.
Whitney Niedzielski
Major:
Chemical Engineering, 2017
Hometown:
Battle Creek, MI
Favorite Ice Cream:
Cotton Candy Confetti
Why I Joined SWE:
I wanted to get involved with other women pursuing engineering.