Auburn University

100+ Women Strong conference to feature ExxonMobil exec, AU engineering alum

By Teri Greene

Published: Apr 10, 2018 12:00:00 AM

Linda DuCharme, a 1986 AU engineering grad and now president of ExxonMobil Global Services, will speak at the 100+ Women Strong conference April 13 Linda DuCharme, a 1986 AU engineering grad and now president of ExxonMobil Global Services, will speak at the 100+ Women Strong conference April 13

Linda DuCharme, president of ExxonMobil Global Services Company, will present the keynote address at Auburn Engineering’s 100+ Women Strong Leadership and Development Conference on April 13.

 

The event will run from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Shelby Center.

 

After receiving a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering in 1986, DuCharme joined Exxon Company U.S.A., becoming director of ExxonMobil International Limited for Europe, Russia and Caspian in 2011 and vice president of Americas, Africa and Asia Pacific New Markets in 2015. She was appointed to her current position in August 2016.

 

The mission of 100+ Women Strong is to recruit, retain and reward women who pursue careers in engineering. The conference will focus on providing these women with mentoring, networking and professional growth and development. 

 

An hour-long speed mentoring session will begin at noon, followed by alumni-led concurrent sessions on communications, networking, professional presentation skills and being a valuable team member. At 2 p.m., students and alumni will lead panels for undergraduate and graduate students.

 

From 3-4 p.m., a networking event for Auburn Engineering faculty, students and alumni will wrap up the conference. Check-in for the conference begins at 10:30 a.m. Participants are free to come and go as their schedules permit. To register, go here.

 

Media Contact: Teri Greene, tag0036@auburn.edu, 334.844.3519

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