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Alumna’s gift supports comprehensive program to aid women seeking leadership positions in engineering

Apr. 5, 2022—The School of Engineering has launched a sweeping new initiative to cultivate and support women for engineering leadership positions that includes strategic experiences, expanded opportunities, and mentorship with faculty and alumni. Fueled by an inaugural gift of $1 million from School of Engineering Distinguished Alumna and Board of Visitors member Cynthia ‘CJ’ Warner, BE’80, the...

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E-Week speaker CJ Warner, BE’80, to share tips for success

Feb. 15, 2022—Cynthia “CJ” Warner, president and CEO of Renewable Energy Group Inc., will talk about her professional journey and share thoughts about excelling in business on Thursday, Feb. 24, as part of E-Week. Warner, BE’80, is a member of the School of Engineering Board of Visitors. She earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Vanderbilt...

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Former BP executive alumnus Cynthia Warner left Big Oil for Big Algae

Jul. 2, 2010—As the former head of global refining for BP, alumnus Cynthia Warner was one of Big Oil’s highest-ranking woman executives until she abandoned petroleum to become president of a small San Diego-based alternative-energy firm, Sapphire Energy in 2009. Warner has more than 27 years of experience in the energy, refining and transportation industries and was...

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