About the speaker
Karen Horting, is Executive Director & CEO for the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), a 42,000 member organization founded in 1950. Also, SWE is the driving force that establishes engineering as a highly desirable career aspiration for women. During an interaction with TheTechPod – “Pandemic has taught us to be Versatile”, says Karen Horting.
With more than 25 years of experience in sales, marketing, and fund development, Ms. Horting came to SWE in March 2004 from the New York Academy of Sciences. Where she served as Director of Strategic Planning, overseeing the Academy’s development activities and long-range organizational planning. Prior to NYAS, Ms. Horting worked at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) managing both marketing and fund development on a global level for Science’s Next Wave, a ground-breaking career development website for graduate students and postdocs in STEM. Her previous experience also includes more than ten years in the paint industry.
About the company
SWE is the world’s largest advocate and catalyst for change for women in engineering and technology. The not-for-profit educational and service organization is the driving force that establishes engineering as a highly desirable career aspiration for women. As a champion of diversity, SWE empowers women to succeed and advance in their personal and professional lives.
SWE is the driving force that establishes engineering as a highly desirable career option for women. Founded in 1950, SWE comprises a 42,000 member organization. Their mission is to empower women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders. And expand the image of engineering and technology professions as a positive force in improving the quality of life. Also, demonstrating the value of diversity and inclusion.
In an interaction with Mr. Rohit Sardana, Karen Horting speaks about the future of women in technology space. Also, Rohit Sardana is Editor in Chief at TheTechPod and Co-Founder of IncubateIND. Let’s hear the complete podcast and understand what she means – “Pandemic has taught us to be Versatile – Karen Horting.”