Peggy Layne, is the guest speaker at the 2002 Society of Women Engineers Spring Banquet. The event will be held on Monday, April 15 at 7:00 pm at the Hillary J. Boone Faculty Center. Cost of the banquet for members is $11.00 and for guests $16.00.
Margaret E. (Peggy) Layne, P.E., accepted a two-year fellowship position as director of the program on diversity in the engineering workforce at the National Academy of Engineering in November 2000. Ms. Layne previously spent a year as an AAAS Science and Technology Fellow in the office of Senator Bob Graham (D-FL), where she was responsible for water, wastewater, and solid and hazardous waste policy issues. She has 17 years of consulting experience, and was formerly a principal at Harding Lawson Associates in Tallahassee, FL, where she managed the office and directed hazardous waste site investigation and cleanup projects. Ms. Layne has degrees in environmental engineering from Vanderbilt University and the University of North Carolina School of Public Health. She served as president of the Society of Women Engineers in 1996-97, and is currently a member of ASCE’s Committee on Diversity and Women in Civil Engineering. She is a registered professional engineer in three states.