Lilia Abron and Gilda Barabino: Doing a World of Good

In this episode of the Foundation’s Doing a World of Good podcast, you'll meet Lilia Abron and Gilda Barabino, two role-models in the field of chemical engineering.

Dr. Lilia Abron is the first African-American woman to receive a PhD in chemical engineering and also went on to found Peer Engineering and Peer Africa, which led the industry into the issues of environmental engineering long before it was in vogue to do so.

Dr. Gilda Barabino, Dean of the Grove School of Engineering at the City College of New York, a newly elected member of the National Academy of Engineering, winner of the 2019 AIChE Award for Service to Society, and recently included on Crain’s inaugural list of Notable Women in Tech.

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Listen to AIChE-Doing a World of Good No. 18 with Lilia Abron and Gilda Barabino using the audio player below or subscribe below.

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