K-12


AIChE K-12 leverages the Institute’s vast network of volunteers for enhanced and expanded local impact in K-12 Outreach. Our objective is to increase interest, awareness, and excitement for science and engineering in K-12 students and prepare future engineering students and professionals to creatively solve technical challenges in an ethical, environmentally responsible, and socially conscious way.

Learn more about AIChE K-12.

AIChE Foundation Newsletter

We are pleased to announce the fall newsletter which highlights stories on how we are at the forefront of creating a more diverse and inclusive workforce for all chemical engineers.

Empowering Women and Underrepresented Groups in Chemical Engineering

From Margaret Hutchinson Rousseau, to Mae Jemison, Barbara Minor to Frances Arnold, these trailblazing and brilliant chemical engineers have inspired thousands of women and underrepresented groups to follow in their footsteps to change the course of history and become chemical engineers.

All For Good: Engineering for Inclusion

The AIChE Foundation’s Doing a World of Good campaign announced the launch of its latest initiative, All For Good: Engineering for Inclusion, a comprehensive, multi-year, industrywide collective effort to increase inclusion in engineering.

Developing the Next Generation of STEM Leaders

Archived Webinar
Apr 22, 2008
How can engineers and scientists best influence and inspire the next generation of scientific leaders? How can we reach out to the K-12 community to create mentoring programs that develop student...

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Today

February 21, 2019

“Girl Day” is a movement spearheaded by DiscoverE aimed at inspiring grade-school girls to find a calling in engineering. And there's still time to volunteer.

Celebrate Engineers Week

February 18, 2019

Join us in celebrating Engineers Week 2019 as we recognize the many ways engineers make a difference in the world.

Happy Holidays from the AIChE Foundation

Thank you for your support. Your generosity has been the driving force to advancing the chemical engineering profession and positively impacting our global society.

AIChE Foundation Newsletter

We are pleased to announce the AIChE Foundation newsletter which celebrates the good work we do around the globe thanks to the incredibly generous donors who make it all possible, and provide&nb

Happy Holidays from the AIChE Foundation

Thank you for your support. Your generosity has been the driving force to advancing the chemical engineering profession and positively impacting our global society. 



Lizzy Zimmerman on Taking STEM Education to the Next Level

November 21, 2017

John Cirucci, an AIChE Foundation Trustee, sat down with ChemE senior and AIChE volunteer Lizzy Zimmerman for a chat about her efforts at the University of Iowa, her insights on STEM outreach and her plans for the future.

Fuel the Future of STEM

What would today’s world look like without the contributions of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)? It’s almost unfathomable.

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