Leadership Workshop for Rising Star Women Engineers | AIChE

11:00am-12:30pm EDT

Rising Star, a leadership workshop for women engineers, is part of the AIChE® All for Good program to advance women in engineering. The program for early to mid-career women utilizes best practices and leading research on gender to advance professional goals.


Welcome & Introduction

June Wispelwey, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, AIChE


Susan Dunlap, Susan Dunlap Associates

Understanding effective communication styles and the best practices for women to counteract perceptions and mitigate stereotypes. Participants will develop skills for communicating with a more authentic presence to effectively meet and network in the workplace and beyond. Participants will receive an introduction to a variety of common communication styles used by men and women in the workplace to:

  • Explore the dynamics of gender communication norms and stereotypes

  • Learn how the following skills can differ by gender and the potential impact to career progression

  • Confidence and Courage

  • Self-Advocacy

  • Presence

Empowering Women in Engineering - Panel Discussion

Panelists share perspectives on how women can find their voice, navigate the workplace and communicate for success.

Women in Chemical Engineering, an Introduction to WIC

Shannon L. Servoss, Ph.D., University of Arkansas and Chair, WIC

AIChE Membership, an Introduction

Gina Gatto, Manager of Membership, AIChE

Audience Participation & Questions

Program Conclusion


If you have any questions and to RSVP please contact Michele Forman-Keren at michk@aiche.org.