2022 Women in Industry Conference
2021 Conference Event Rescheduled to March 24, 2022
Karen Sobel, Group President, Americas
Karen Sobel is responsible for all Worley businesses in the Americas, which includes a large portion of the construction, maintenance and operations business. Prior to this role Karen held the position of Group President, Major Projects and Integrated Solutions across the organization. Karen joined Worley in 2013 and over her 30-year career has delivered significant projects in both the energy and resources sectors, domestically and internationally. Her extensive international experience provides a strong foundation for building successful, diverse and collaborative teams. She has held senior project and executive positions with global engineering/construction firms. Karen sits on the Worley Foundation Council and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Utah.
Kesha Creeks-Williams, Shift Team Leader
ExxonMobil Chemical Plant
Kesha Creeks-Williams is a Shift Team Leader at the ExxonMobil Chemical Plant in Baytown, Texas, where she was born and raised. She is a graduate of Baytown’s Ross S. Sterling High School and Sam Houston State University with a bachelor’s degree in biology/chemistry. Kesha joined ExxonMobil in 2010, hiring in as a process operator for three years, then as a console operator for five years and most recently a Shift Team Leader. “My number 1 job is being a wife and mother to two amazing little girls. My greatest accomplishments at ExxonMobil are not personal, instead the strides we are making towards recruiting and developing women in this industry. My goal is to normalize the image of female success in Operations,” Kesha says.
This dynamic, exciting one-day event is a day about career exploration and awareness in the petrochemical industry. Network with industry sponsors, many who are currently hiring, learn how to get training, attend amazing and energetic sessions, and hear from other women currently in the field. Our purpose is to provide helpful, relevant information to motivate you and help you begin a career in one of the challenging and profitable fields in the petrochemical industry.
A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. Dress is business casual.
This event is only open to individuals 16 years of age and over.
Ready to take your career to the next level?
Learn about high-paying careers in the petrochemical industry! Women, join us for a day of motivation, success stories, career strategies and networking! You will get information about petrochemical and industrial trades career fields, hear from women in the industry about specific careers and what it takes to obtain a position in that field, enjoy a powerhouse lunch, hear from a panel of HR representatives about how to get hired, as well as get college information regarding classes, financial aid, degrees and certificates. You will also have the opportunity to visit with industry representatives to showcase careers and opportunities in the field.
Business casual dress, breakfast and lunch provided.