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For more than seven decades, SWE has given women engineers a unique place and voice within the engineering industry. Their organization is centered around a passion for our members’ success and continues to evolve with the challenges and opportunities reflected in today’s exciting engineering and technology specialties.
Jill received a B.S. in Applied Mathematics (minor in Electrical Engineering) in 1976 from the University of Virginia, School of Engineering and Applied Science (Tau Beta Pi, Virginia Alpha). She went on to obtain an MBA in 1979 from the University of North Carolina – Charlotte. Tietjen is a registered professional engineer in Colorado. Jill and her husband David live in Centennial, Colorado.
Jill S. Tietjen, P.E., is currently the President and CEO of Technically Speaking, Inc., and provides consulting services in the areas of generation and transmission planning and fuels to the electric utility industry. She serves as an expert witness before public utility commissions and other government agencies. Her technical papers have been published in Public Utilities Fortnightly and Transmission and Distribution.
Jill has had a long career in SWE. She served on numerous SWE Committees local and nationally, local section officer and eventually as the 1991-1992 National President of the Society of Women Engineers.
Jill endowed this scholarship in 2004 by using the Pledge Process paying increments over a five-year period. The scholarship is worth $2,250.