The Florida Polytechnic University chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) prides itself on being a supportive and motivating group for students on campus.
When Elise Araiza arrived at Florida Polytechnic University in fall 2018, the mechanical engineering major sought out people and organizations with likeminded goals and a desire to support one another.
When Florida Polytechnic University senior Stacie Akinyi was a student at boarding school in her native Kenya, she started a side hustle selling snacks and sundries to her peers. She soon discovered she had a knack for entrepreneurship that she couldn't ignore.
When female students begin pursing a mechanical engineering degree at Florida Polytechnic University, they can quickly see the world of opportunities available to women in the male-dominated field.
Growing up, Florida Polytechnic University junior Lillian Frometa was fascinated by her electrician father's projects around their Miami home.