Chevron's Cynthia Murphy-Ortega on Women in Chemical Engineering Cynthia Murphy-Ortega, portfolio manager with University Partnerships and Association Relations of Chevron Corporation, gave the keynote address at the Women's Initiative Committee (WIC) Luncheon at the 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting. Her talk was entitled "Reflections on an Engineering Career in the Energy Business." She took the time to sit down with Bruce Arbit of the AIChE Foundation to discuss her talk and answer questions like: What are the biggest challenges facing women in the chemical engineering profession today? How do you see the chemical engineering industry changing in the future with respect to women? How has your involvement with AIChE helped you to address and advance the issues you care about with respect to women? AIChE's Doing a World of Good Campaign supports Women's Initiatives. Learn more about how you can get involve. Related Content: Mar 22, 2017 Imagine what all of us can do. The Doing a World of Good Campaign is one of the most ambitious fundraising programs in our history. AIChE expects to raise $15 million over five years that will be directed toward five transformative priorities. Learn more. Feb 21, 2017 A Remarkable Year of Empowering Good In 2016, the AIChE Foundation advanced its mission to make the world a better and safer place through chemical engineering. Thanks to our generous supporters we are demonstrating our dedication to doing a world of good.