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Betty Baker – DriveWorks SWUGN Leader of the Year

DriveWorks SWUGN Leader of the Year

Lets face it all SOLIDWORKS User Group Leaders go above and beyond in their support of the SOLIDWORKS Community. There are, however, those that stand out above the crowd.

We have celebrated these individuals by awarding them with our DriveWorks Award for SWUGN Leader of the Year. Previous winners of this award have been:

At 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020, we announced the 5th annual DriveWorks award for the SOLIDWORKS Group Leader of the Year – Betty Baker.

About Betty

Betty Baker is the Leader for the LaCrosse, Eau Claire, Winona Area (LEWA) SWUG.

Betty was the secretary for this group when it started in 2002. She took the leadership role in 2004 and has been leading it ever since.

Betty is the Domestic Case Goods Product Engineer at Ashley Furniture where she has worked for over 30 years.

She holds her Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional (CSWP) and also acts as an Adjunct Instructor for CAD modelling at Western Technical College in LaCrosse, Wisconsin.

Focus on STEM

DriveWorks is an advocate for STEM education. We actively promote and support STEM education, teaching students how to use DriveWorksXpress and attending events to inspire students to follow STEM careers.

Betty is very committed to her community’s STEM program in Arcadia, Wisconsin. She has leveraged local resources to help students gain skills for the workforce.

She was a founding member and mentor to the local FIRST Robotics Team Trempealeau County Robotics Team FRC #7021.

Betty has been instrumental in her efforts to inspire future generations of Women in Engineering. She has visited schools around the US to promote STEM Careers including the Burlington Alamance County Community College.

Congratulations to Betty Baker at LEWA SWUG.

We are truly lucky to have someone like you as a champion of STEM education and so much more in the SWUGN Community.