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Apple Picking, 9/7 Monday

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Indian Creek Farm. Meet at Olin @ 10:30


Past Events

Ice Cream Social, 8/12 Monday

3:00 PM, Olin 128


Sushi Social, 7/26 Thursday

4:30 PM, Olin 128


Bubble Tea Social, 5/22 Wednesday

4:30 PM, Olin 128


Discussion Group: An Engineering School With Half of Its Leadership Female? How Did That Happen? 5/15

Career seminar: Dr. Andrea Ippolito, 10 AM Olin 128, 4/26

Leadership workshop - Larry Van De Valk 4/23

12:00 - 2:00 PM, Olin 128


Walker Seminar: Business Dining Etiquette Workshop

Wednesday, April 17 2019

6:00 - 8:00 PM, Statler Hotel


Thrive Mental Health Workshop, Catherine Thrasher-Caroll 3/13

Wine Mixer 3/22

Eat with an academic: Melissa Hines 3/13

Career Seminar: Kim McLoughlin, Braskem. 2/22

Cookie Decorating Social

Thursday, December 6th,

5:00 - 7:00 PM, Olin 128


Emotional Intelligence Workshop

Thursday, November 29th,

3:00 - 4:30 PM, Olin 165


Careeer Seminar

Friday, November 11th,

Amy Rocklin, Ph.D., Corning


Eat with an academic - Éva Tardos 11/1

CBE Women Apple Picking

Saturday, October 13th,

11 AM - 2 PM @ Indian Creek Farm


Eat with an academic - Marjolein van der Meulen 10/4

Career Seminar Series: Alex Woltornist

There and Back Again, a CHEs Tale

Friday, September 28th, 11 AM, Olin 128


CBE Women Dessert Potluck

Wednesday, September 12th, 4:30 - 6:30 PM, Rhodes Lounge


CBE Women Peach and Apple Picking

Saturday, August 25th, 11 AM - 2 PM @ Indian Creek Farm, Meet at Olin Hall @ 10:30 AM
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CBE Women Ice Cream Social

Friday, August 3rd, 5pm @ Rhodes Lounge, Olin Hall


End of the Semester Ice Cream Social

Wednesday, May 9, Rhodes Lounge, 4pm

Walker Seminar
May 25, 1-2:30pm, Olin 218

Wednesday, November 15th at 3pm in the Rhodes Lounge
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Lisa Walker Travel Grant Application Due
Monday, November 27th

Career Seminar With Susanne Sowers
Friday, October 13th

LinkedIn Workshop
Friday, October 20th, 12-1:30pm

Raymond G. Thorpe Lecture Give n by Lisa Skeete Tatum
Monday, October 23, 4pm, Olin Hall 1 55

Linking Molecular Design to Structure and Thermodynamics in Macromolecular Soft Materials
Monday, Sept 11, 2017 9 am, Olin Hall Room 165
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Berry Picking
Saturday, August 12, at Grisamore Farms (Meet at Olin Hall at 11am)
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Walker Seminar: Dr. Ann Marie Klotz
Be The Architect of Your Own Life
Friday, May 19 1:00-2:30pm in Olin 155

Career Seminar
June 23, 2017

Career Seminar: Dr. Bernardo Aguilera
May 12, 2017

Election Information Meeting
May 1, 2017

Career Seminar: Dr. Becky Stehle
April 28, 2017

Starting a Lab Workshop
April 24, 2017

Network Workshop with Erica Dawson
April 11, 2017

Annual WOMEN Outreach Event
March 18, 2017

International Women's Day Celebration
March 8, 2017

Conflict Resolution Workshop with Pam Strausser
February 28, 2017

Wine Tasting Mixer
February 24, 2017

Walker Travel Award Info Session
February 7, 2017

CBE WOMEN Holiday Party
December 14, 2016

Eat with an Academic: Prof. C. Lindsay Anderson
November 29, 2016

Eat with an Academic: Prof. Sunita Sah
November 10, 2016

Lunch and General Body Meeting
November 4, 2016

Fall Book Club: Women in Science
October 27, 2016

CBE Women Dessert Social
September 13, 2016

CBE Graduate Student Career Seminar
Jeanne Visser, Senior Process Engineer at INEOS Melamines, LLC
July 22, 2016

Eat with an Academic
Prof. Lara Estroff shared a meal with members of the CBE Graduate Women's Group!
July 20, 2016

Berry Picking
Raspberry and blueberry picking at Grisamore Farms!
July 16, 2016

Outreach: CURIE and CATALYST Academy
We hosted CBE demos for both CURIE and CATALYST Academies for future CBE students!
July 11 and 14, 2016

Eat with an Academic
Prof. Lena Kourkoutis met with members of the CBE Graduate Women's Group for dinner and conversation at a local restaurant.
June 8, 2016

CBE Women's Invited Department Seminar Speaker
Prof. Christina Smolke presented a fascinating and well-received talk on her work on using synthetic biology platforms for natural product biosynthesis and discovery. She met with CBE women for breakfast and lunch to discuss her successful career path.
April 11, 2016

Managing your Personal Finances Seminar
We learned how to manage our money in a seminar given by Prof. Vicki Bogan, associate professor in the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management.
April 7, 2016

WOMEN Outreach Event
March 19, 2016

Wine Tasting Social
Co-sponsored by CBE Women and ChEGSA
February 26, 2016

Breakfast with Invited Seminar Speaker Prof. Stacy Bent
Members of CBE Women shared breakfast with Prof. Stacy Bent from Stanford before her talk on Nanoscale Materials for Energy Conversion
February 1, 2016

CBE Graduate Student Career Seminar: Journeys in semiconductor equipment development and pharmaceutical formulation
Co-sponsored by CBE Women and ChEGSA
Speakers: Dr. Sarina Ma, Senior research scientist at Gilead Sciences and Dr. Paul Ma, Senior director of process engineering at Applied Materials
October 23, 2015

Lunch with Elissa Sterry
Food and conversation with Elissa Sterry, ExxonMobil Chemicals Vice President and Cornell ORIE Alumna
October 29, 2015

Outreach: Girl Scout Engineering Day
CBE Women volunteers helped out with BME's Girl Scout Engineering Day. We introduced 146 Girl Scouts to concepts across engineering through demonstations with playdoh, roller coasters, eggs, gel beads, and ice cream.
October 17, 2015

Coffee Hour with Visiting Cornell Alumna
Coffee and conversation with Regina Mayor, the Head of Energy and Natural Resources in the Americas for KPMG
September 10, 2015

Members of CBEGWG participated in
August 17, 2015

Book Club Meeting
Where we discussed articles, shared experiences, and ate cookies
July 1, 2015

CURIE and CATALYST Academy Outreach
We a hosted CBE session with demonstrations and liquid nitrogen ice cream for both CURIE and CATALYST Academies
July 12-18, 2015

Strawberry Picking and Potluck Lunch
Grisamore Farms
June 27, 2015

Fall Creek Elementary Outreach
Topic: Different Types of Energy
May 28 and 29, 2015

CBE Graduate Student Career Seminar Series
Co-sponsored by CBE Women and ChEGSA
Speaker: Dr. Kent Carpenter
Title: A Technical Career in Process Development
May 6, 2015

CBE Graduate Student Career Seminar Series
Co-sponsored by CBE Women and ChEGSA
Speaker: Dr. Matthew Russo
Talk: From Bench to Bar: a Chemical Engineer's Career in Patent Law
April 24, 2015

WOMEN Outreach
March 21, 2015

CBE Graduate Student Career Seminar Series
Co-sponsored by CBE Women and ChEGSA
Speaker: Dr. David Chen
Talk: Myths and Realities of Careers in Biotech and Pharmaceuticals
March 19, 2015

Wine Mixer
Co-sponsored by CBE Women and ChEGSA
February 20, 2015

Gingerbread House Social
December 17, 2014

Voice and Influence: What Works for Women at Work
Sponsored by: CBE Women, GPWomeN, and the Graduate School
See the flyer here
November 19, 2014

Grant Writing Seminar
Invited Speakers: Prof. Paulette Clancy and Prof. Julius Lucks
October 23, 2014

Visiting CBE Alumna: Seminar on Career Paths in Industry
Speaker: Martha Jones (PhD '97) from Intel
September 16, 2014

3M PhD/Postdoc Recruiting Info Session
August 25, 2014

Patent and Entrepreneurship Event
Speakers: Dr. Alice Li from CCTEC and
Prof. David A. Putnam
August 19, 2014

Berry Picking and Potluck Lunch
Grisamore Farms
July 26, 2014

CBE Outreach Session for CURIE Academy
More Information Here: CURIE Academy
July 17, 2014

WOMEN Outreach
March 22, 2014

Identifying Skills and Job Search Workshop
January 17, 2014

Lunch with Seminar Speaker
Invited Speaker: Prof. Theresa Good
December 2, 2013

Scientific Communication Workshop
September 26, 2013

Faculty Talks on Life After Grad School
Profs. Matt DeLisa and Roseanna Zia
July 25, 2013

Finding Your Voice
Invited Speaker: Kathleen Mulligan
May 15, 2013

Negotiations Seminar
Invited Speaker: Erica Dawson
February 14, 2013

Visiting Alumnae: Dinner and Talks on Career Paths
August 10-11, 2012

Professional and Career Development for Women in Science
Invited Speaker: Dr. Susan Roberts
April 30, 2012

Science and Uncle Sam
Invited Speaker: Dr. Kathy Vorvolakos
September 23, 2011

Communications Seminar: How to Effectively Market Yourself
Invited Speaker: Cory Young
October 29, 2010

Experience with Industry and Work-Life Balance
Invited Speaker: Dr. Ruth Cheng (Cornell Alumna, now with Boston Scientific)
March 26, 2010

Mastering Your A and B Exams
February 17, 2010

Elevator Talks
Practice your 5-minute pitch at this social event
October 16, 2009

Effective Negotiations
Invited Speaker: Prof. Kathleen O'Connor
June 2, 2009

Presenting Your Work to a Diverse Audience
Invited Speaker: Prof. Melissa Hines
February 3, 2009

Upcoming Events

To be announced for the next session

Annual Events

WOMEN Outreach (Spring)
See our Outreach page for more information.

Berry Picking (Summer)
Enjoy the outdoors, support farms of the Fingerlakes region, and get to know your new eboard members for the coming year.

Dessert Social (Fall)
Unwind with desserts on an afternoon, welcome and meet the new women in the department.

Luncheon with Invited CBE Seminar Speaker (Fall/Spring)
Eat and talk with the female invited speakers of the CBE seminar series.

CBE Women also works with other student and departmental groups such as SWE, BME Women and ChEGSA

CBE Women helps organize, sponsor, and/or volunteer for various programs and events such as

  • CURIE Academy
  • Early Career Travel Fellowship for CBE PhD Students
  • CBE Peer Mentoring BBQ