Process Engineers Beth Ballard and Monica Wilson: Doing a World of Good

Beth Ballard (left) and Monica Wilson (right)

This series of the Doing a World of Good Podcast, generously underwritten by Scott and Karen Love,  focuses on how and why process engineering is at the core of a wide range of industries within the chemical engineering profession. 

In this episode, host Bob Knorpp speaks with newly retired process engineers, Beth Ballard and Monica Wilson. Beth spent 40 years in the petrochemical and chemical industries at a number of firms, recently retiring from her position at Ecolab, where she was their Global Supply Chain Vice President of Engineering. Monica spent over 30 years in process engineering, recently retiring from AkzoNobel where she concluded her career.

They discuss why they decided to begin their careers as process engineers, navigating their respective industries as women and minorities, key advice they received that enabled them to succeed, and what's next for them following their long-lived process engineering careers. 

Learn more about the Doing a World of Good Campaign and how you, too, can change perceptions and set the stage to attract and retain all who aspire to be chemical and process engineers. 

Listen to AIChE-Doing a World of Good No. 31 with Beth Ballard and Monica Wilson using the audio player below or subscribe below.

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The Doing a World of Good podcast is brought to you by Scott & Karen Love. Their support allows the AIChE Foundation to continue to share how chemical engineers are Doing a World of Good.

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Doing a World of Good Campaign

The Process Engineering Community is brought to you by Scott & Karen Love. Their support enables the AIChE Foundation to advance process engineers at every stage of their career allowing them to Do a World of Good.