SOURCE: 2020 Data

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SWE Magazine

SWE Magazine is distributed in print to members worldwide and available online for free to all. One of the highest-rated member benefits, SWE Magazine provides insight and relatable content our members look forward to.

SWE Magazine is the Award-Wining publication of The Society of Women Engineers. SWE delivers vital, award-winning content that provides insight, analysis, and solutions to workplace issues and current events affecting women in the engineering and STEM communities. Check out the magazine archives here.

Additional topics include: Achievements and accomplishments of technical women, professional development, outreach to youth, Society activities and news, technical themes and current events relevant to the STEM community.

Advertising Benefits Include:

  • Free job postings
  • Supporting SWE’s research and publication
  • Strengthened Employer Brand

Commitment Dates:

Winter Issue – December 8, 2023
Research Issue – February 21, 2023
Spring Issue  – March 24, 2023
Fall Issue
– July 7, 2023
Conference Issue – August 25, 2023

Materials Due:

Winter Issue – December 15, 2023
Research Issue – March 1, 2023
Spring Issue – April 7, 2023
Fall Issue – July 28, 2023
Conference Issue – September 8, 2023

Rates for Fall and Conference Issues (Gross Rates, Per Issue):

AD SIZE Print OnlyDigital OnlyPrint AND digital
FULL PAGE + 4 Job Postings $6,000$3,500$8,000
½ PAGE (Horizontal/Vertical) + 2 Job Postings$4,500$2,500$6,500
⅓ PAGE (Vertical/Square) + 1 Job Posting$3,500$1,700$5,000
¼ PAGE + 1 Job Posting$2,500$1,200$3,500

Rates for Winter and Spring Issues (Gross Rates, Per Issue):

SizePrint AND Digital
FULL PAGE + 4 Job Postings$3,500
½ PAGE (Horizontal/Vertical) PRINT + 2 Job Postings$2,000

Fall, Conference, Winter and Spring Issues – Specifications and Requirements:

Ad SizeWidth (inches)Height (inches)
Full Page with Bleed*
Publication Trim Size
Live Area for relevant content
½ Page Vertical3.509.50
½ Page Horizontal7.134.50
1/3 Page Vertical2.259.80
1/3 Page Square4.505.00
¼ Page3.504.50

Designer Notes:
– Print files should be sent in PDF format at 300 dpi or above
– CMYK (No RGB images)
– Fonts must be embedded
– Digital files should be sent in JPEG format at 150 dpi maximum
– Send associated URL/website to link with 

Additional Options

Cover Rates:

  • Back Cover: Full Page Print Rate Plus 15%
  • Inside Front & Back Cover: Full Page Print Rate Plus 10%

Discounted Rates:

  • 2 Issues – 10% discount off your total
  • 3 Issues – 15% discount off your total
  • 4 Issues – 25% discount off your total 
  • Purchase a fall or conference issue ad and add any sized spring or winter issue ad for $500. 

Creative Service Rates*:

  • Full Page Ad – $1,728
  • Half Page H/V Ad – $1,344
  • Third Page H/Sq. Ad – $1,272
  • Quarter Page Ad – $1,152

*Please note the cost is in addition to the rates listed in grid above. The cost includes two rounds of revisions; revisions beyond that would be charged $102/hr in 15 min. increments. All content, high resolution images and/or logos and branding images should be provided. 

Event Opportunity

WE23 Conference Issue

WE23 is the largest and most comprehensive professional development event for women in engineering and technology, making the SWE Magazine WE23 issue the essential conference resource. An indispensable tool for employers and universities to reach WE23 attendees, the magazine covers key moments in this event, the prestigious SWE award recipients, award-winning content, and more. The magazine is mailed to all members, available online and given onsite to attendees. Special discounted rates are available for career fair exhibitors and conference program partners.

Research Opportunity

State of Women in Engineering – Special Research Issue

Partnership Amount: $10,000/ea. (2 partnerships available)

The State of Women in Engineering, SWE Magazine’s research issue, is both a limited print run and digital publication. Released each March, it includes the highly valued review of the previous year’s peer-reviewed social science literature on women in engineering and STEM —offering analysis and insight, plus an extensive bibliography. Drawing from recent findings, this publication covers the most-critical trends affecting the advancement of women in engineering.

It is available widely through SWE’s online magazine, on SWE’s research site; through the archives; and the SWE store. The print magazine is distributed to all participants in SWE’s annual Congressional Visits event, and is the “leave behind” at all visits to individual members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate.

Partnership benefits:

  • Logo placement on back cover of print versions, video placement on the digital version’s table of contents, and logo with clickable URL on SWE’s research website
  • A one-page acknowledgment in the edition
  • Partner logo/url in all member email that announces the issue is available
  • 250 printed copies for distribution at your organization

Additional Information

Published rates are 15% commission-able to recognized agencies unless otherwise noted. Payment terms are net 30 days. Publisher reserves the right to suspend agency commission for past due invoices. All invoices over 30 days late will be assessed a finance charge at 1.75% monthly. Canceled orders must be received in writing by the space deadline.

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