Gwen Higgins (formerly Barnhardt) I'm a consultant offering project management and technical communications to the chemical process industries. Visit my website for more information about how I can help you. http://www.cayusecreekconsulting.com Connect on AIChE Engage ChEnected contributions Five Things I Learned from My Career in Chemical Engineering Dec 19, 2013 . by Gwen Higgins (formerly Barnhardt) My chemical engineering degree was the best investment I've made to date. Here are some of the things I've learned. Great Inventions That Changed the World - Webinar Mar 27, 2013 . by Gwen Higgins (formerly Barnhardt) Professor James Wei will present his work, Great Inventions That Changed the World, to the AIChE Virtual Local Section on March 28th. Join us at 9pm EST for this free webinar. Free Resources for Improving Your Writing Skills Mar 13, 2013 . by Gwen Higgins (formerly Barnhardt) Good communication skills are essential for career success. Improve your writing skills with these free, online resources. Advancing Your Career with Credentials — An Interview with Deb Grubbe Feb 26, 2013 . by Gwen Higgins (formerly Barnhardt) If you're just starting out or feel your career is stuck, new credentials might be a great way to advance your career. In this interview with Deb Grubbe, you'll hear a preview of the advice she'll be sharing in a keynote at the upcoming VLS meeting. High Starting Salaries, Meaningful Work…but Few Takers Dec 14, 2012 . by Gwen Higgins (formerly Barnhardt) Life Cycle Assessment for Achieving Sustainability Nov 15, 2012 . by Gwen Higgins (formerly Barnhardt) Interested in Sustainability and Life Cycle Assessment methodology? Please join the Virtual Local Section Thursday, November 15th for a webinar on this topic with keynote speaker Dr. Mary Ann Curran. A Holistic Approach to Sustainability: An Interview with Laura Gimpelson, P.E. Jul 26, 2012 . by Gwen Higgins (formerly Barnhardt) Want to know how sustainability goes beyond the carbon footprint and greenhouse gas production? Check out this interview with Laura Gimpelson, a registered professional engineer in multiple states with more than 30 years of experience in green technology, environmental cleanup, and environmental safety. Laura will be presenting at the upcoming Virtual Local Section later today. February 23 Virtual Section Meeting: Job Search Resources Feb 17, 2012 . by Gwen Higgins (formerly Barnhardt) Virtual Local Section Quarterly Update – October 2011 Oct 26, 2011 . by Gwen Higgins (formerly Barnhardt) The Virtual Local Section's vision is: "No Chemical Engineer Left Behind." In recognition of the fact that many engineers work in remote locations and may be unable to participate in physical meetings, the VLS aims to connect them to their profession.