Want to get ahead in your career?
That’s exactly what we strive to do for female professionals.
We started this project to help bachelors with boosting their career thanks
to the unique concept of SHE STEM Award organized by SWE Brno affiliate.
Have you finished your Czech or English written bachelor thesis in 2023? You are in!
Our program helps you expand professional network and
as a side effect may create long-lasting friendship.
2023 news: 2023’s registration is open!
Registration for the SHE STEM Award 2023 is open!
2023 news: WE Local 2023
The WE Local Barcelona Conference is behind us!
2023 news: WE Barcelona
The agenda for WE Local Barcelona is now available!
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
For all finalists
Our mentors will show you difference between business and university point of view towards your thesis. They will also give you behind-the-scene tips on how to sell yourself within the professional environment.
the SWE resources
You will receive SWE membership, which unlocks access to various resources and opportunities, such as trainings, mentoring programs, etc. organized by SWE.
During the mentoring period you will get to know multiple professionals from international companies located in Czechia. It is your chance to not only prepare for a grand finale event but also to find your future employer.
For the winner
Present at European
WE Local conference
You will present your thesis at European WE Local conference among top professional presentations and workshops. But no stress, our mentors will help you to get ready for it.
of the crowd
Winning the prestigious SHE STEM Award will differentiate you from your peers significantly. What a CV booster!
Enter the world of
You will not be alone. At the conference, our professional will guide you in order to get the most out of it. We will help you with setting your goals, choosing the best sessions for you, and networking.
At European WE Local conference you will get in touch with many inspiring engineers and managers from globally recognized companies. This networking can open many doors for you.
The 2022’s conference was in London, the 2023’s in Barcelona. We don’t know where our next winner will present her work yet, but we know that we will cover not only airfares, and a 4-star hotel but also a guided city tour for her!
You can register by filling out the form at our website below in the “REGISTER ME!” section.
Submit a video
Create circa 3 – 5 mins video in English, introducing yourself, your bachelor thesis and the motivation for participating in SHE Award. No professional equipment is needed – use your phone/laptop camera. Delivery method will be specified in a registration email.
Selection of finalists
Our jury of professionals will evaluate submitted theses & videos and the top theses will compete for the main prize in the Grand finale. By submitting a video, you can gain additional evaluation by up to 20%.
Mentoring of finalists
Each finalist will be assigned an experienced mentor to maximize your potential by polishing presentation skills and leveraging industry experience.
Grand finale event
The event will be hosted at [TBD] in Prague. All finalists will present their thesis. Jury of professionals will select the best one. In addition you can attend job fair with our partners, or lectures/seminars/workshops.
WE Local conference
The author of the best thesis will present her results on European WE Local conference in May 2024 which is taking place in [TBD].
Meet our partners. We are grateful for their support.
If you want to support this activity, please, reach out to us.
Till the end of the registration.
“I’m glad I decided to apply. I really liked my mentor, she was well chosen. In addition, I got an offer to do an internship at Eaton. It was also an amazing experience to prepare for the presentation, trying to speak directly to people – the more such experiences, the better.”— Jana Taryrkova, 2022’s finalist
“I would definitely recommend SHE Award. It’s a challenge, it pushes your limits and you become a better person, person you are proud of.”— Markéta Hudcová, 2022’s 3rd place winner
“We at Honeywell believe that diversity of thought is super important especially in bringing a different perspective in solving problems. I was genuinely impressed by SHE Award finalists in general. Impressed with the quality of presentations, with the topics that were selected, very interesting. Great organization, thanks to everybody who made this happen.”— Josef Dvorak (Engineering director at Honeywell), 2022’s Jury