Past Access Alum Events

Networking opportunities for all women in engineering!

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SPRING 2014 ACCESS ALUM EVENTS

Date, Time & Location Alum(s) Visiting Event Type

Wednesday, Jan. 29
8:30-10:30am

ARMS nook (corner outside of FYE advising office)

 

General Electric

Lisa Wichmann
Lead Engineer
GE Power & Water
(BSME Purdue; MSME GA Tech)

Francesca Hannon
Supplier Quality Manager
GE HealthCare
(BSABE Purdue; MBA Marquette Univ.)

Kristie West
Supply Chain Growth Playbook Leader
GE Aviation
(BS OL Tech Purdue)

Networking without resumes; open to talk to BS/MS/PhD students in all engineering disciplines.

Refreshments will be served.

Monday, Feb 17
3:00-4:15pm

ARMS nook (corner outside of FYE advising office)

 

Emily Nikoo
Executive Vice President
Blonder Tongue Laboratories
(BSEE Purdue)

Networking; open to talk to BS/MS/PhD students in all engineering disciplines

Friday, Feb 21
2:30-4:00pm

ARMS nook (corner outside of FYE advising office)

Rita Lane
retired Vice President of Operations, iPad/Mac Desktop/Mac Accessories
Apple Inc.
(MSECE Purdue)

Networking without resumes; open to talk to BS/MS/PhD students in all engineering disciplines.

Thursday, Mar 6
2-4pm

ARMS nook (corner outside of FYE advising office)

Kate Rendak
Pipeline Assessment Engineer
BP
(BSME Purdue)

and

Roberta Gleiter
Consultant
The Aerospace Corporation
& Chief Exec. Officer
Global Inst. for Tech & Engr (GIFTE)
(BSCHE Purdue & MS Systems Mgt Univ. of Southern California)

Networking; open to talk to BS/MS/PhD students in all engineering disciplines. Resumes are not being taken, but Roberta will be happy to review & offer advice on resumes.

Refreshments will be served compliments of BP.

Friday, Mar 7
9:00-10:30am

ARMS nook (corner outside of FYE advising office)

AIR PRODUCTS & CHEMICALS INC.

Stephanie Dennis
Plant Process Engineer
Performance Materials Division
(BSCHE Purdue 2008)
&
Jana Skiles
Project Engineer
Energy from Waste Technology Sector
(BSCHE Purdue 2012)

Networking; resumes are welcome. Open to talk with BS/MS/PhD students in all engineering disciplines.

Wednesday, Mar. 26
10am-Noon

ARMS nook (corner outside of FYE advising office)

Jenell Fairman
Project Manager
CORE Planning Strategies, LLC
(BSCE Purdue)

Networking with resumes; open to talk to BS/MS/PhD students in Civil, Architectural & Mechanical engineering disciplines.

Refreshments will be served.

Friday, Mar. 28
9:30-11:30am

ARMS nook (corner outside of FYE advising office)


SANDIA NATIONAL LABS

Dr. David Zage
Recruiting Coordinator &
Principal Member of Technical Staff, Cyber Analysis R&D Solutions

Networking with resumes; open to talk to BS/MS/PhD students in all disciplines.

Refreshments will be served.

Monday, Apr. 7
3:00-4:30pm

ARMS nook (corner outside of FYE advising office)

 

KIMBERLY-CLARK CORP.

Candee Krautkramer
Research Technical Leader
(BSCHE Purdue & MS Engr Mgmt MSOE)

Networking; resumes are welcome. Open to talk with BS/MS/PHD students in all engineering. Candee is also happy to help refine your resume as well.

Refreshments will be served.

Thursday, Apr. 10
9-11am

ARMS nook (corner outside of FYE advising office)

 

BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORP.

Mackenzie Smith
Clinical Specialist
(BS BME Purdue 2011)

Networking; resumes are welcome. Open to talk with BS students in all engineering disciplines, especially those interested in a career in medical sales.

Refreshments will be served.

Friday, Apr. 11
10-11:30am

ARMS nook (corner outside of FYE advising office)

 

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS

Debra Dolby Guillemaud
(Distinguished Alum, Physics - Purdue)

Networking without resumes; open to talk to BS/MS/PhD students in all engineering disciplines.

 

 



FALL 2013 ACCESS ALUM EVENTS

Date, Time & Location Alum(s) Visiting Event Type

Thursday, Sept. 5
2:45-4:30pm

ARMS nook (corner outside of FYE advising office)

PepsiCo

Cree Harris
Process Improvement Engineer
(BSIE Purdue)
 

Networking; resumes welcome; open to talk to BS students in all engineering disciplines.

Thursday, Sept. 12
Time TBD

ARMS nook (corner outside of FYE advising office)

Marathon Petroleum Company LP

Caroline Anderson
Project Engineer
(BSCE Purdue; MBA Bowling Green State)

Networking without resumes; open to talk to BS students in all engineering disciplines.

Refreshments will be served.

Monday, Sept. 16
10:00-11:45am

ARMS 1085 (future engineers lounge off of ARMS Atrium)

Siemens Corporation

Felicia Boyd
Univ. Recruiting Specialist
(BS Business Marketing & BS Human Resources, Univ of MN-Twin Cities)

Samantha Euler
Product Specialist
(BSIE Purdue)

Tori Huang
Engineering Leadership Development Program
(BSME Purdue w/minor in Global Engineering)

Networking without resumes; open to talk to BS students in all engineering disciplines.

Refreshments will be served.

Monday, Sept. 16
2:00-4:00pm

ARMS 1085 (future engineers lounge off of ARMS Atrium)

ExxonMobil

Julia Spadaccini
Project Executive Planner
(MSCE Purdue)

Abigail Moyer
Area Supervisor, Project Management & Execution
(BSCE Purdue)

Networking with resumes; open to talk to BS/MS/PHD students in all engineering disciplines.

Refreshments will be served.

Monday, Sept. 16
2:00-4:00pm

ARMS 1085 (future engineers lounge off of ARMS Atrium)

General Motors

Janet Goings
Sr. Lab Manager, Global Innovation Leader
(BSEE Purdue; MSEE UMich)

Networking with resumes; open to talk to BS/MS in EE, ME, IE, ECE, CS.

Refreshments will be served.

Thursday, Sept. 26
2:45-4:30pm

ARMS nook (corner outside of FYE advising office)

US Navy

Jean Barnwell
Nuclear Engineering, Naval Reactors
(BSECS, MSME, MSNE)

Alison Stolle
Shielding Group Engineer,
Knolls Atomic Power Lab
(BSNE, MSMNE, PhD NE)

Katie Giebel

Networking with resumes; open to talk to BS/MS/PHD students in all engineering disciplines.

Refreshments will be served.

Thursday, Oct. 10
2:30-4:00pm

ARMS nook (corner outside of FYE advising office)

Intel

Mara Howell
Engineering Logic Technology Development (LTD) Manager
(BS & MS, MSE, Purdue)

Networking; open to talk to BS/MS/PHD students in all engineering disciplines. Resumes accepted from PhD students only.

Refreshments will be served.

Thursday, Oct. 10
3:00-4:30pm

ARMS nook (corner outside of FYE advising office)

PepsiCo

Ipek Hill
Logistics Associate Manager
(BSIE Purdue & MBA DePaul)

Networking without resumes. Open to talk to BS students in all engineering disciplines.

Refreshments will be served.

Friday, Oct. 11
11am-12:30pm

Southern Wine & Spirits of America

Stephanie Silvestre
Director of Supply Chain Strategy
(BSIE Purdue; Supply Chain Mgmt. Certif., U TN)

Networking with resumes; open to talk to BS & MS students in all engineering disciplines.

Refreshments will be served.

Thursday, Oct. 24
2:45-4:30pm

ARMS nook (corner outside of FYE advising office)

Biomet Biologics

Krista O'Shaughnessey
Clinical Project Manager
(BSBME & MSBME Purdue; MBA Ball State exp. Dec 2013)

Networking with resumes; open to talk to BS, MS & PhD students in BME, ME & CHE.

Refreshments will be served.

Thursday, Oct. 31
2:45-4:30pm

ARMS nook (corner outside of FYE advising office)

Procter & Gamble

Jennifer Armour Roach
Associate Director, Corporate Research & Development, Process Global Capability Organization
(BSCHE Purdue, MBA)

Networking with resumes; open to talk to BS, MS & PhD students in CHE, EE, ME, IE, BME, MSE.

Refreshments will be served.

SPRING 2013 ACCESS ALUM EVENTS

Date, Time & Location Alum(s) Visiting Event Type

Tuesday, Feb. 5
2:00-3:30 p.m.

ARMS nook (corner outside of FYE advising office)

WALTER P MOORE (Dallas, TX)

Jennifer Ridd
Senior Engineer
(BSCE Purdue)

Projects included the Dallas Cowboys Stadium, the Palazzo in Las Vegas & the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas.

Networking; resumes accepted; open to talk to BS/MS/PhD (primarily Master's candidates for Civil and Structural Engineering)

Monday, Feb. 18
9:00-10:30 a.m.

ARMS nook (corner outside of FYE advising office)

U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations-CSO

Mary Ann Zimmerman
Years of diverse management and consulting experience in government, nonprofit and business organizations in both domestic and international settings - including American Public Works Association (Chicago), Cummins Engine Company, and USAID foreign policy program
(BSCE & MSCE Purdue)

Networking without resumes; open to talk to BS/MS/PhD

Thursday, Feb. 28
5:30-7:00 p.m.

FRNY B124 (presentation)

FRNY Atrium (reception)

APPLE

Rita Lane
Vice President - Mac Desktop Operations (California)
(MSECE Purdue)

Presentation Title:  "Leading in a Global Technical Environment"

Short presentation followed by reception; Networking without resumes;  open to talk to BS/MS/PhD

 

Thursday, Mar. 21
9:00-10:30 a.m.

ARMS nook (corner outside of FYE advising office)

MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS, INC.

Cathie Kozik
Corporate Vice President, Global Services Operations
(B EE Purdue)

Networking without resumes; open to talk to BS/MS/PhD
Monday, Apr. 22
3:30-5:00 p.m.

ARMS nook (corner outside of FYE advising office)

CORNING INCORPORATED

Madonna Cornelissen
Director - Applied Process Research
(BS ME Purdue)

Networking without resumes; open to talk to BS/MS/PhD



 

FALL 2012 ACCESS ALUM EVENTS

Date, Time & Location Alum(s) Visiting Event Type
Thursday, Sept. 27
8:30-10:00 a.m.

MERCK & CO., INC.
Ashley Vacchiano
Associate Specialist, Engineering, Merck Manufacturing Development Program
(BSCHE Purdue)

William Peterson
Specialist, Engineering, Technical Development
(BSCHE Purdue)

Networking without resumes; open to talk to BS/MS/PhD
Thursday, Oct. 4
10:00 a.m. - Noon
 

THE AEROSPACE CORPORATION
& GLOBAL INSTITUTE FOR TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING

Roberta Gleiter
Engineering Consultant, Government Satellite Programs,  The Aerospace Corp.
CEO, Global Institute for Technology & Engineering SWE Past National President
(BSCHE Purdue, MS Technical Systems Management)

Networking without resumes; open to talk to BS/MS/PhD
Thursday, Oct. 11
3:00-5:00 p.m.
 

U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations-CSO

Mary Ann Zimmerman
Years of diverse management and consulting experience in government, nonprofit and business organizations in both domestic and international settings - including American Public Works Association (Chicago), Cummins Engine Company, and USAID foreign policy program
(BSCE & MSCE Purdue)

Networking without resumes; open to talk to BS/MS/PhD

Monday, Oct. 15

11:30am-1:00pm Lunch
(lunch space limited; RSVP link to be sent later)

1:00-2:00 pm Networking

2:30-3:30 pm, LWSN 1142
Presentation (open to the public; organized by the Purdue Center for Science of Information)
 

Nancy Lynch
MIT faculty - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory; NEC Professor of Software Science and Engineering; Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(EE MIT alum)

NOTE: while Dr. Lynch is not a Purdue alumnus, we include her in our Access Alum events as we believe networking with her will be very beneficial for WIEP participants

Networking without resumes;  open to talk to BS/MS/PhD

Separate lunch networking (must RSVP)

Public presentation: "Distributed Algorithms for Wireless Networks"

 

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