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

Annual AIChE Meeting
Dallas, TX
October 31 - November 5, 1999
At the 1999 Annual AIChE Meeting, there were three main activities sponsored by the Women’s Initiatives Committee. Below is a description of each.

WIC Luncheon
An informal networking luncheon was held from 12 noon - 1:15 pm on Wednesday, Nov. 3 in the Verandah Lounge at the Wyndham Anatole Hotel. This was a great opportunity to meet other female Chemical Engineers in industry, academia and government. About 70 practicing engineers, students and faculty attended. Tickets were $10 (with the balance being picked up by DuPont, BP Amoco, Nalco, Schering-Plough and Merck).

WIC business meeting
The WIC business meeting was held on Tuesday, Nov. 2 at 4:00 p.m. in Batik B in the Wyndham Anatole Hotel. About 20 people attended.

Conversations with the Women's Initiatives Committee
WIC sponsored a "Conversations with the Women's Initiatives Committee" session during the AIChE Student conference on Sunday, October 31 from 5-6 p.m. The room was packed with students who dropped in to visit with women members of AIChE to learn about career paths and strategies for success in industry, government and academia. Students were encouraged to discuss their activities in AIChE and the benefits of networking.