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9th Women in Chemical Engineering Seminar Will Take Place on April 1, 2017

Event Date: April 1, 2017
Speaker: Deborah Grubbe, PE, CEng.
Speaker Affiliation: Operations and Safety Solutions, LLC
Sponsor: Shell and Purdue ChE Pipeline Center
Time: 9:00 am - 3.30 pm
Location: Forney Hall
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Participants in the 8th Women in ChE Seminar in 2016.
Participants in the 8th Women in ChE Seminar in 2016.
The School of Chemical Engineering will organize the 9th Women in Chemical Engineering Symposium on April 1, 2017 at Purdue, in Forney Hall. This event is sponsored by Shell and Purdue ChE Pipeline Center.

The program will start at 9.00 am with registration and breakfast. Through the day, the following activities will be offered:

  • Opening Lecture: Women in Chemical Engineering — Success through Inner Strength, presented by Deborah Grubbe, PE, CEng., Operations and Safety Solutions, LLC
  • Workshops: MyStrengths or The Power of Persuasion
  • Luncheon and Informal Networking
  • Panel Discussions: Dual Careers or Overcoming Challenges

The event will conclude with two optional activities from 2.30 to 3.30 pm, informal networking and/or Forney Hall tours. All Purdue ChE alumni and current ChE students are invited to attend. Please click here by March 6, 2017 to RSVP and register for one of the workshops.

Travel Grants Available through the Pipeline Center

The vision of the Purdue ChE Pipeline Center is for all women in chemical engineering to shape and reach their full potential.

To reach this goal, the Purdue ChE Pipeline Center announces a new travel awards program for recent Purdue ChE alumni to attend the 9th Women in Chemical Engineering Symposium. Five grants of up to $500 each will be given as reimbursement of travel expenses to attend the event (airfare, lodging, mileage). To be eligible, applicants must be graduates from the Purdue Davidson School of Chemical Engineering, with a BSChE, MSChE or PhD ChE obtained in or after 2012.

As part of your application, you will need to upload a pdf resume and explain briefly why you want to attend the event and how you expect it will benefit your career. To apply, please click here. Applications will be accepted until Monday, February 27, 2017, and the awardees will be informed by Friday, March 3, 2017, via email.

For questions about the event, please email nagyg@purdue.edu. For questions about the travel grants, please email cfarmus@purdue.edu.