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President: Katie Lenz

Major: Electrical Engineering
Graduation Date: May 2021
Past Internships/Research:
Dublin Technical Systems
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems
HP - Computer Hardware Design
Outside of SWE: On campus, Katie is also involved in WiE LC Alumni, Just A Minute Public Speaking Club, and Newman Center Bible Study. During her free time she enjoys reading, going to OSU football games, and trying new coffee shops.
Favorite SWE Memory: Helping plan the first ever Engineering Ball. I enjoyed the planning process so much and that was how I really started getting involved in SWE leadership. It was also such a fun event to go to with my friends!
 

Contact Katie with matters related to the Ohio State section as a whole or matters that do not fall under any of the other officers’ duties.

 

Vice President: Amanda Slager

Major: Chemical Engineering
Graduation Date: May 2021
Past Internships/Research:
Jan - Aug 2018: The J.M. Smucker Co. in Coffee R&D (Orrville, OH), May - Aug 2019: The J.M. Smucker Co. at the Crisco Plant (Cincinnati, OH), Aug - Dec 2019: ExxonMobil in their chemical manufacturing division (Baytown, TX), May - Aug 2020: The J.M. Smucker Co. at the Jif Plant (Lexington, KY), June 2017 - Dec 2019: Undergraduate Research in Dr. Jessica Winter's lab
Outside of SWE: Amanda is also a member of the engineering sorority Phi Sigma Rho, H2O church, and she plays the flute in University Band. During her free time she enjoys traveling (and making scrapbooks after all her trips!), playing the flute, cooking, social media, and taking pictures of her dog.
Favorite SWE Memory: My favorite SWE memory was my first Societal SWE conference in Austin, Texas. This was the moment when I really fell in love with SWE. I had been to a WE Local in a previous semester, but the societal conference was a totally different experience. There is something really empowering about being at a convention center with thousands of successful female engineers. It's really uplifting and motivating!
 

Contact Amanda if you ever have questions about SWE, engineering, or life in general. Please don't hesitate to reach out! She is always here for her SWEblings :)

 

Treasurer​: Bridgette Wadge

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Graduation Date: May 2022
Past Internships/Research
Cedar Point: Ride Operations Intern
Allegion: New Product Development Intern
General Mills: Manufacturing Engineering Associate Intern
Outside of SWE: Bridgette is also part of TA for Fundamentals of Engineering Honors (FEH) Program, Newman Center Bible Study, and Catholic Student Life. During her free time she enjoys knitting, crocheting, running, swimming, yoga, playing piano, and taking care of houseplants.
Favorite SWE Memory: 1. Meeting Societal SWE Presidents at WE19 in Anaheim and at WELocal Raleigh and 2. Attending the Inaugural Engineering Ball!
 

Contact Bridgette ​for questions regarding the club's finances.

 

Secretary​: Kavya Narayanan

Major: Biomedical Engineering 
Graduation Date: May 2022
Past Internships/Research:
Microsystems & Nanosystems Laboratory - Undergraduate Research Assistant
Proctor & Gamble - Research & Development Intern
Outside of SWE: Kavya is also part of Mount Leadership Society Scholars and she is a Wexner Medical Center Volunteer. During her free time, she enjoys going to concerts, playing guitar, and drinking coffee. 
Favorite SWE Memory: WELocal Raleigh - I made so many close connections with my fellow SWEsters here!
 

Contact Kavya for more information about societal membership and joining Ohio State SWE.

 

Co - Sponsorship Director: Annalese Roach

Major: Chemical Engineering
Graduation Date: May 2022
Outside of SWE: Annalese is also part of ChemE Car and Phi Sigma Rho. During her free time she enjoys video editing, working out, and watching Netflix.
Favorite SWE Memory: Going to a lean in circle and talking with my fellow SWEsters about our insecurities and becoming vulnerable with one another. I feel like it was in that moment that we all realized we are more alike than we know, and that we should lift one another up and be each other’s support system!
 

Contact Annalese if you are interested in partnering with or sponsoring SWE at The Ohio State University for Autumn semester or if you are interested in volunteering with SWE through E-Council! 

 

Co - Sponsorship Director: Sarah Madigan

Major: Electrical Engineering
Graduation Date: May 2023
Past Internships/Research:
Burns and McDonnell: Substation Department
Burns and McDonnell: Networks, Integration, and Automation Department (SU20, Virtual)
Outside of SWE: Sarah is also part of Women in Engineering Learning Community as a Peer Mentor and EcoCAR Electrical Subteam through the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers. During her free time she enjoys rollerblading, running, bicycling, jigsaw puzzles, and reading.
Favorite SWE Memory: Helping plan the Refuge High School Outreach event.
 

Contact Sarah if you are interested in partnering with or sponsoring SWE at The Ohio State University for Spring semester or if you are interested in volunteering with SWE through E-Council! 

 

Professional Development Director​: Emma McLaughlin

Major: Biological Engineering
Graduation Date: May 2022
Outside of SWE: Emma was also on Drackett hall council her first year and Archer/Torres hall council her second year. During her free time she enjoys hanging out with friends, going to OSU sporting events, baking, playing with her pets, and hiking.
Favorite SWE Memory: Getting to meet everyone who is a part of this amazing organization!
 

Contact Emma if you know of a company or organization looking to partner with the Ohio State section of SWE to plan professional development events such as mock interview sessions, company info sessions, presentations, and many more. Also send her any professional related questions you may have!

 

Outreach Director​: Emma Rand

Major: Biological Engineering
Graduation Date: May 2022
Past Internships/Research: 
Internship at Ball Seed Horticulture Company
Undergraduate Research Assistant to Dr. Leight at the James Clinical Cancer Center:
Outside of SWE: Emma is also a Resident Advisor for the Archer/Torres Complex and a College of Engineering Ambassador. During her free time she enjoys baking, cooking, hiking, playing spikeball, and playing tennis.
Favorite SWE Memory: Engineering Ball my freshman year.
 

Contact Emma for more information about outreach events.

 

Education Director: Amber Dyche

Major: Industrial Systems and Engineering
Graduation Date: May 2022
Past Internships/Research
UPS
Undergraduate Research Assistant under the Engineering Education Department
Outside of SWE: Amber is also part of Humanitarian Engineering Scholars Program. During her free time she enjoys trying new foods, going to the gym, and throwing the frisbee or doing anything outside!
Favorite SWE Memory: WELocal20! I got to bond with so many more amazing members.
 

Contact Amber for more information about education events.

 

Special Events Director​: Erin Cowen

Major: Biomedical Engineering
Graduation Date: May 2023
Past Internships/Research
Volunteer researcher in Dr. Jing Wang’s colorectal cancer research lab
Outside of SWE: Erin is also involved in Buckeye Catholic and is an Office Assistant. During her free time she enjoys running, biking, coloring, reading, and quilling.
Favorite SWE Memory: I really enjoyed the WE Local Conference in Raleigh because I got to meet professional women in my field and get to know my SWEsters from OSU better.
 

Contact Erin if you have any event ideas you think SWE should organize, or would like to get more involved with event planning by joining one of her committees!

 

Big-Little Director​: Lindsay Schmidt


Major: Material Science and Engineering
Graduation Date: May 2022
Outside of SWE: Lindsay is also a leader in CRU and Humanitarian Engineering Scholars. During her free time she enjoys playing/writing music, drinking coffee/coffee dates with friends, thrifting, doing puzzles and painting!
Favorite SWE Memory: My favorite SWE memory has to be going to WELocal and being able to talk with the past president of SWE and the president for this year! I was able to learn so much from them about not only SWE but about being a strong woman in engineering and workplace experiences!
 

Contact Lindsay if you are interested in becoming a Big or a Little, have questions about upcoming events, or need help contacting your Big or Little.
 

Social Director: Snigdha Kalluri


Major:  Computer Science and Engineering
Graduation Date:  May 2022
Outside of SWE: Snigdha ia also part of Humanitarian Engineering Scholars Program, E-council, and ACM-W! During her free time she enjoys traveling, singing, dancing, online shopping, cooking and snacking!
Favorite SWE Memory: My favorite SWE memory is from WElocal conference in North Carolina. It was so much fun getting to know the officers and everyone better and learning more about being the keys to success in the industry.
 

Contact Snigdha if you have any questions about social events that SWE is hosting throughout the year.

 

Publicity Director​: Aastha Gupta

Major: Computer Science and Engineering
Graduation Date: May 2022
Past Internships/Research: 
Electronics Engineering Intern at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems
Outside of SWE: Aastha is also part of Girls Who Code: College Loops and CSE/CIS Peer Mentors. During her free time she enjoys cooking and shopping!
Favorite SWE Memory: Recreating Vines with my SWE big and her boyfriend after watching 3 hours of Vine compilations together!
 

Contact Aastha for any publicity matter; if you need something for SWE publicized, need flyers for an event, have pictures to be posted on social media, need t-shirt designs or anything else! 

 

Conference Director: Kayla Seppelt

Major: Industrial and Systems Engineering
Graduation Date: Dec 2021
Past Internships/Research: UPS
Hobbies: Kayla is also the Vice President of Internal Relations in IISE (Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers). During her free time she enjoys traveling, running, hanging out with friends and collecting vinyl.
Favorite SWE Memory: Getting to travel to WE19 in Anaheim with such an awesome group of women!!
 

Contact Kayla if you have any questions about Conferences, how to apply, or how to get more involved with Societal SWE at Conferences!

 

Co - Website Director​: Amy Kadakia

Major: Aviation Engineering
Graduation Date: May 2022
Past Internships/Research:
Andrews Laser Works- a PCC Company as a CI Engineer
Outside of SWE: Amy is also a member of Women in Flight and Alpha Eta Rho Professional Fraternity. During her free time she enjoys flying, cooking, digital art, playing the violin, and being a dessert enthusiast. 
Favorite SWE Memory: My favorite SWE event and memory was participating in Cake Wars last fall. Though my team didn’t win, we got our hands dirty in sugar to make a really cool under the sea themed cake that tasted delicious!
 

Contact Amy if you have any questions about the website, would like something posted on the website, or anything related to the website.

Co - Website Director: Mallory Smith

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Graduation Date: May 2023
Outside of SWE: Mallory is also a member of Alpha Chi Omega. During her free time she enjoys going to coffee shops, shopping, and she loves disney.
Favorite SWE Memory: Being a part of FAP (Freshman Ambassador Program) and making memories with those girls!
 

Contact Mallory if you have any questions about the website, would like something posted on the website, or anything related to the website.

Career Fair Director​: Maya Tamaskar


Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Graduation Date: May 2021
Past Internships/Research
Product Marketing Engineering Intern (Texas Instruments, Summer 2020)
Electrical Engineering Intern (LakeShore Cryotronics, Summer 2019)
Outside of SWE: Maya is also part of OUAB, ACM-W, and is an Academic Path Peer. During her free time she enjoys bullet journaling, reading, coloring, hanging out with friends, and watching Netflix.
Favorite SWE Memory:  The 2019 Banquet; I was on the banquet planning committee, so it was really cool to see everything come together as well as being able to celebrate the seniors and all of their accomplishments!
 

Contact Maya if you have any questions regarding the SWE Career Fair in February!
 

Membership Director: Kelli Ross

Major: Industrial and Systems Engineering
Graduation Date: May 2023
Outside of SWE: Kelli is also part of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers and IISE Consulting Team. During her free time she enjoys walking her dog, zumba, and hanging out with her SWEsters!
Favorite SWE Memory: Freshmen Ambassador Program Movie Night!! It was the first time I ever planned an event, and I got to plan it with some of the best rising officers and chairs ever! It's always going to hold a special place in my heart :)
 

Contact Kelli if you are interested in joining SWE and would like to know how to get started! (i.e. how to be put on the mailing list, which events to come to). I'll be your buddy through the process of joining our SWE section!

 

Historical Director: Megan Hart

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Graduation Date: May 2021
Past Internships/Research
GE Aviation, Engineering Cost Services Intern, Summer 2018
GE Aviation, Manufacturing Engineering Intern, Summer 2019
Schlumberger, Design Intern, Summer 2020
Outside of SWE: Megan is also part of Women in Engineering Program, CHAARG, and Younglife. During her free time she enjoys playing volleyball, baking, hiking, and reading. 
Favorite SWE Memory: My favorite SWE memory was Anaheim conference. It was such a fun trip and I got to know so many other SWEsters along the way!
 

Contact Megan if you need career advice! I can connect you to alumni who have awesome experience. I can also provide you with information about the history of SWE!

 

Not sure who to ask? Please email osuswe@gmail.com with any general questions!