Minority Affairs Committee (MAC)

Promotes activities that will encourage the education and training of minorities in engineering and related disciplines.

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April 2016 MAC eNewsletter is out!

The April 2016 MAC eNewsletter is out! You can find details on details on MAC-related events at Spring conference as well as see the great things our members are doing in the community.

Interviews with AIChE MAC's Pioneers of Diversity

The AIChE Pioneers of Diversity Awards The Pioneers of Diversity Awards were conceived to coincide with the AIChE Minority Affairs Committee’s (MAC’s) 25th Anniversary celebration, held during the November 2015 AIChE Annual Meeting. The awards honor the career achievements and leadership...

The MAC @ 25 archive is live.

Read interviews and view video testimonials from some of the Minority Affairs Committee’s Pioneers of Diversity — who were honored at MAC’s 25th anniversary celebration in November 2015. Interview transcripts (PDF): Henry T. Brown Lance R. Collins Emmanuel Dada Christine Grant Gerald Lessells Irvin...

Help Support MAC

This year, AIChE’s Minority Affairs Committee (MAC) marks 25 years of leadership in promoting diversity and inclusion in AIChE and the chemical engineering profession. MAC has a long and proud history of providing scholarships for underrepresented minority students, individualized mentoring...

Recent Events

Broadening Partcipaton in Chemical Engineering: Outreach Efforts that Work (Co- sponsored by MAC)

Free Event for AIChE Members
Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 3:15pm-5:15pm CDT
Posted by Michael Chee-Awai
Significantly broadening participation in chemical engineering is essential to finding the opportunities in 21st century challenges. This session is an interactive panel discussion highlighting creative approaches to reach and retain underrepresented students. The panelists will present their...Read more

Minority Faculty Forum Event: MAC Real-Talk - MFF on Academic Career Paths in Chemical Engineering

Ticketed Lunch Event for Ph.D. Students and Postdocs
Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 11:00am-12:30pm CDT
Posted by Michael Chee-Awai
This is a two-part session consisting of a career path panel and speed mentoring. The panel will feature MAC members who are esteemed senior academics. Each will each give a brief career summary. This will be followed by a rapid-fire Q&A session. During the speed mentoring portion of the event...Read more