BEACH Women in Engineering Conference 2024

The Beach Women in Engineering Conference will be back for another year! 

Beach WIE Conference

Get on the Inside Track

 Saturday, March 23

CSULB USU (University Student Union)

Our conference has reached capacity and registration is closed for this year. We will announce 2025 conference date soon. 

If you are registered for the conference make sure to sign into Whova for detailed conference information. 


Marilee J Wheaton

Keynote Speaker: Marilee J Wheaton

Systems Engineering Fellow at The Aerospace Corporation;

President, INCOSE


This exciting one-day event features:

  • Conference Chair Debbie Meeks Shell USA; Read Message from the Chair.
  • Technical Presentations from industry experts
  • Career Panels to explore career options for your degree.
  • Coaching Circles for advice from industry professionals.
  • Speed Networking to jump start your professional network.
  • Mobile App to get organized and connected.

Check out this year's Schedule at a Glance. 

Network with other engineering majors, faculty, and industry leaders, and hear from women engineers who’ve gone on to become successful in their fields. Join us for this not-to-be-missed conference, and you’ll come away informed, enthused, and inspired.

Quotes from past attendees:

  • " I was inspired, empowered and felt connected to these women working in the industry! I am moved by the stories, experiences and journeys, the women had shared with us."
  • "Although I am only a high school student, this conference was a really great opportunity to further support women who are studying engineering and computer science, but also a great way to network. Thank you all for organizing this conference!!"
  • "You had great topics. I enjoyed connecting with the Chemical Engineering Faculty from Long Beach."
  • "Thank you so much to all the guests and moderators giving their time, advice and sharing their experience. The conference was very organized and amazing!"

“Note: CSULB events and scholarships are open to all CSULB students, regardless of sex/gender, race/ethnicity, religion, etc.”