“If you’re not happy where you are, you need to take stock and do something about that.”
Carolyn Ribes, a business analytical leader for the Dow Chemical Company, emphasizes knowing what you want and using that knowledge to create a fulfilling life and career.
Ribes currently works in the Netherlands, with previous experience in Texas, Louisiana, and Argentina. Her role at Dow requires balancing technical, interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills. Ribes earned her Ph.D. in chemistry at the University of Buffalo. She actively volunteers with the American Chemical Society and other professional organizations, providing leadership and professional development opportunities for aspiring chemists.