Past Events

Advancing into Academic Leadership

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 8:00am-10:30am EST
Posted by Julie Renner
Interested academic leadership? Jennifer Curtis & Susan Roberts give insight in the promotion process in academia followed by Q&A with leading leading women in ChemE. Speakers and Panelist include: Jennifer Sinclair Curtis (Dean of Engineering, UCSD) Susan Roberts (Dept Head, WPI) Sheryl...Read more

Overcoming Hurdles for Women in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Monday, November 11, 2019, 8:00am-10:30am EST
Posted by Julie Renner
Dr. Kathleen Sohar from the University of Florida Collaboratory for Women Innovators will provide insight into the challenges women face in the process of obtaining IP, licensing a product, and starting a company. Kathy will highlight resources available to women and young innovators through...Read more

It Takes a Village

Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 10:15am-11:45am CDT
Posted by Sonja Bradfield
This session will discuss how to develop your workforce and the tackle the differences in mentoring and coaching. 10:15 AM Building Your Career Army Meha Jha, Flow Solutions, Emerson, Houston, TX 10:45 AM Mentoring Vs Coaching, What Is the Difference? What Is the Benefit of Each? Laurie Ben, Global...Read more

WIC Breakfast Keynote (Ticketed Event)

Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 8:00am-9:00am CDT
Posted by Kelsey Kettelhut
We are pleased to announce that Cari Parker , Vice President of Manufacturing, Eastman Chemical will deliver the keynote address at this year's WIC Breakfast. Tickets are $15 dollars. To add the ticket to your registration, contact and mention event #209. Tickets are...Read more

WIC 20th Anniversary: Celebrating Women in Chemical Engineering

Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 8:00am-6:00pm EDT
Posted by Idell Bryan
WIC 20th Anniversary: Celebrating Women in Chemical Engineering Organized in honor of the Women’s Initiatives Committee’s 20th Anniversary, this all-day symposium – composed of 20 invited speakers – will highlight the achievements of women in chemical engineering from all career stages and fields...Read more

WIC Luncheon (Ticketed Event)

Monday, October 29, 2018, 11:00am-12:30pm EDT
Posted by Idell Bryan
You are invited to join us for the WIC Luncheon, an event to honor and recognize exemplary students, mentors, and professionals. The luncheon, which will be highlighted by a keynote speaker, offers a great opportunity to connect with chemical engineers from academia and industry. Chair Shannon L...Read more

WIC Luncheon

Monday, October 30, 2017, 11:00am-12:30pm CDT
Posted by Kelsey Kettelhut
Keynote speaker: Rachel Segalman (University of California, Santa Barbara) Advanced registration required - $25 ticket. For more information please visit or contact .Read more

WIC Workshops

Sunday, October 29, 2017, 9:00am-4:00pm CDT
Posted by Kelsey Kettelhut
If you will be attending the Annual Meeting, make sure to sign up for one of the special workshops taking place on Sunday, October 29: Women Assistant Professors and Young Scientists: Developing Your Career MCC, Room 101G 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Women Graduate Students and Post-Doctorates Workshop MCC,...Read more

WIC & YPC Panel Session

Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 8:30am-9:30am CDT
Posted by Julie Renner
You are invited to join us for an enlightening discussion on the importance of mentoring, leverage effective ways to ensure a lasting and valuable mentor-mentee relationship, and explore the concept of reverse mentoring as a means to empowering an organization and bridging the generational gap. Our...Read more

WIC Snack and Chat

Monday, March 27, 2017, 5:30pm-6:30pm CDT
Posted by Julie Renner
Come join us to learn how to get more involved with WIC! Llano (Hill Country Level) - accessible by elevator onlyRead more

WIC Luncheon

Monday, March 27, 2017, 11:00am-12:30pm CDT
Posted by Julie Renner
You are invited to join us for the WIC luncheon featuring keynote speaker Carol Williams , Chairman of the Board, Owens-Illinois and a member of the Olin Chemical Board of Directors. Williams joined Dow in 1980, starting as an engineer in R&D for plastic films and foams in the Granville...Read more

WIC Women’s Networking and Relaxation Reception

Sunday, March 26, 2017, 4:30pm-6:00pm CDT
Posted by Julie Renner
Live Oak (Hill Country Level) - accessible by elevator only This event is an opportunity to meet and network with other Chemical Engineering Women in a relaxed setting. Share your experiences; learn professional strategies and network with the women leaders and future leaders in our field. Discuss...Read more

Women's Initiatives Committee Luncheon

Monday, April 11, 2016, 12:00pm-1:30pm CDT
Posted by James Abel
This luncheon is priced at $20 and advanced registration is required. If you haven't yet registered for the meeting, you can add this ticketed event when you register. If you have already registered for the meeting, please call Customer Service at 800-242-4363 or 203-702-7660 (outside of US) to...Read more

WIC Programming at the Fall 2015 Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City

Sunday, November 8-10, 2015, 9:00am MST
Posted by Heather Emady
Sunday, November 8 9:00 am - 4:30 pm, Salt Palace 250B: Women Assistant Professors in Chemical Engineering: Developing your Career 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Salt Palace 250A: Women Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows in Chemical Engineering: Developing your Career 9:00 am - 12:30 pm, Salt Palace...Read more

WIC Spring Meeting Luncheon 2015

Monday, April 27, 2015, 12:00pm-1:30pm CDT
Posted by Heather Emady
"Stand, Serve, Smile.......Succeed" by Deborah Grubbe , Owner and President of Operations and Safety Solutions, LLC Deborah was Vice President of Group Safety at BP, and held corporate director roles in safety, operations and engineering at DuPont. She was a member of the NASA Aerospace...Read more