Return to Work
A powerful alliance geared towards technical or engineering professional women who are seeking to resume their careers.*
The Task Force – initiated by SWE together with reentry pioneer iRelaunch – is bringing back hundreds of technical professionals to the world’s largest companies.
*Note men are eligible to apply for and participate in Task Force company programs.
boosting your career
How a 'returnship' can boost your career
Video credit: ABC News / Good Morning America (GMA)
Research shows there are about 2.5 million women in the USA with STEM degrees.
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration, “Women in STEM: A Gender Gap to Innovation,” by David Beede et al., August 2011; “Stemming the Tide: Why Women Leave Engineering,” by Nadya Fouad et al., 2012; Carol Fishman Cohen, iRelaunch
2017 White Paper: An Intervention Strategy to Re-engage Women Engineers in the Workforce
The 2017 Task Force white paper demonstrates the value proposition of the STEM Reentry Task Force through interviews with Founding Members of the Task Force.
back in 2015
The First Task Force
Seven companies from SWE’s Corporate Partnership Council stepped forward in 2015 to form the first Reentry Task Force: Booz Allen Hamilton, Caterpillar Inc., Cummins Inc., General Motors Company, IBM, Intel Corporation and Johnson Controls.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you’re interested in becoming a member of the STEM Reentry Task Force.