Erika Jefferson | AIChE

Erika Jefferson

President and Founder
Black Women in Science and Engineering (BWISE)

Erika  Jefferson  is  the President  and  Founder of  Black  Women in Science  and  Engineering  (BWISE),  an organization  focused on bridging the leadership gap for Black women in STEM. She received her MBA from Georgia Tech and her BS in Chemical Engineering from LSU. She has worked for top companies such as Amoco,BP, Chevron and  Praxair  in  a  myriad  of  leadership  and  executive  roles  ranging from  sales/business  development  to  supply  chain  and  operations excellence. Her more than two decades of experience led her across the  nation  from  Chicago,  to  Greenville,  Charlotte,  Atlanta  and eventually Houston.