Chair:                 Leonore Witchey-Lakshmanan
Vice-Chair:            Stephanie Tolstedt Sullivan
AIChE Staff Liaison:       Betty Feehan
Past Chair:            Joan Brennecke

Words from the Chair
2000 AIChE WIC Chair looks back on the Year 2000 accomplishments.

2000 National Meeting Activities
Los Angeles, California
November 12-17, 2000

National Science Foundation
Merck Research Laboratories
Schering-Plough Research Institute

2000 Inaugural Session  A session sponsored by WIC entitled “Turn of Century Engineers – Successes and Challenges” held on the morning of Tuesday, November 14. Stephanie Sullivan (Merck & Co.) and Alice Gast (Stanford University) chairing the session.
Special thanks to Karen High of Oklahoma State University for her contributions to the success of the 2000 Inaugural Session.

WIC Luncheon
An informal networking luncheon held on Tuesday, November 14, immediately following the morning session - a great opportunity to meet other female Chemical Engineers in industry, academia and government and to win door-prizes!  Practicing engineers, students and faculty invited.

WIC business meeting held on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 4:00 p.m. to find out about WIC activities within AIChE.

Conversations with the Women's Initiatives Committee
"Conversations with the Women's Initiatives Committee" session during the AIChE Student conference on Sunday, November 12 from 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Students invited to drop in and visit with women members of AIChE to learn about career paths and strategies for success in industry, government and academia.
Students encouraged to discuss their activities in AIChE and the benefits of networking. You are invited to stop by also for a cup of coffee and some friendly conversation to get the week started.

Information on people interested in roommates for the annual meeting in Los Angeles, November 12-17,2000 coordinated by Kim Forsten (Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University).

Family activities at the annual meeting in Los Angeles, November 12-17, 2000 communicated by Roseanne Ford (University of Virginia).