“There are so many firsts in my career, it’s not funny.”

June Wispelwey

June Wispelwey

June Wispelwey, executive director of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), shares what she's learned from a challenging career.  

Before she became AIChE executive director, Wispelwey served as executive director of the Society for Biological Engineering, overseeing its successful launch and growth. Previously, she served as vice president of marketing services at Aventis Behring and as director of performance chemicals business development at Lyondell. After earning a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering at Princeton University and a master’s degree in chemical engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, June began her career at Lyondell. She also completed an executive education program at the Wharton School.

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