As a 2017 recipient of the Gordon E. Moore Medal and the 2017 ACS Heroes of Chemistry Award Melinda Keefe is a testament to Dow and how the company looks to develop young talent. With a B.S. in Chemistry from Penn State University and a Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from Northwestern University, Keefe joined Dow in … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Melinda H. Keefe, Ph.D.
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Sabrina Woodworth is a Project Manager with Fluor Corporation in the Energy & Chemicals business line and is currently responsible for managing a sustaining capital portfolio of seven projects on the Enbridge Alliance. Sabrina graduated from the University of British Columbia in 2006 with a degree in Metallurgical Engineering. She was a Process Engineer for eight … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Sabrina Woodworth
Isabella Graef, M.D., is a scientific co-founder of Eidos Therapeutics and a faculty member at Stanford University. Dr. Graef’s medical training, together with her research training at University of California, Berkeley and Stanford, led her to address questions at the intersection of medicine, biology and chemistry. The Graef Lab at Stanford pursues genetic and chemical … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Isabella Graef, M.D.
As a pharmaceutical chemist, Yen-Len Chen has been working to save lives for over ten years. With a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Chen performed her postdoctoral research in the Chemical Engineering Department at the University of Minnesota. Chen joined Boston Scientific in 2004 and is currently a Senior Research … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Yen-Lane Chen
For the last almost ten years Katherine Faber has been leading her team at Dow Construction Chemicals to success. Working to create new product development for coatings that are used in the commercial and residential building envelope, Katherine’s team is looking to change the way buildings are made. The Edison Awards recently spoke with Faber about … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Katherine Faber
Named one of the 2017 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by the National Diversity Council — a definitive list that honors the most extraordinary female leaders, influencers and achievers impacting the technology industry. Mary Beth Westmoreland understands what it takes to keep her team moving forward. As Chief Technology Officer, responsible for leading Blackbaud’s worldwide technology strategy … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Mary Beth Westmoreland
Born and raised in Malaysia, Chloe found an early love in engineering, and began studying materials and manufacturing engineering.With a masters in advanced engineering from Sheffield Hallam University, and over 10 years of experience, Chloe is the DMLM Manager of Star Rapid where she brings a wealth of expertise to every project, insuring the integrity of the design and … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Chloe Kow
Elizabeth Owen is committed to leveraging machine learning to optimize adaptive and engaging learning systems. From an early start Elizabeth has always had a passion for education and helping those around her achieve their very best. Before joining Age of Learning as the Director of Learning and Data Science, Elizabeth worked as a researcher and … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Elizabeth Owen
As a leading innovator and 2015 Edison Awards winner, Priska has single-handedly, developed a disruptive technology in a category that sat still for decades. Priska relocated to the United States from her native Peru at the age of 17. As a disadvantaged immigrant, Priska studied English and financed her college education by working part time. In … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Priska Diaz
Since she can remember, Dr. Rebecca Von Der Heide has always asked “why’? Her passion for understanding the human mind led her to Penn State University, where she earned her Ph.D. and M.S. in Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience and completed two years of postdoctoral neuroscience training at Temple University. Rebecca also completed two highly competitive fellowships in … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Dr. Rebecca Von Der Heide