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3M Speaker: Bridgette Shannon, “A Journey of New Beginnings”

Global Portfolio Leader, 3M


Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 11:30am


via Zoom (contact Marie at for link)


Tuesday, March 29, 2022

11:30 AM: Technical Seminar

​3:00 PM: Coffee Hour for Students

Hosted by Laura Bradley (PSE) and Sarah Perry (ChE)

Event Sponsors:  3MC Company, College of Engineering, College of Natural Sciences

Abstract: “A Journey of New Beginnings”

Dr. Bridgette Shannon is the Global Portfolio Leader of 3M™ Dynamar™ Polymer Processing Additives (PPA) responsible for developing and driving business strategy of the portfolio while actively managing growth opportunities. She is a native of Little Rock, AR, and a Ph.D. Technical Professional with 15 years’ experience in Product Commercialization, Management, Customer Engagement, and Manufacturing. She currently serves as President-Elect for the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemist and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE).

Dr. Shannon’s personal brand serves as someone who is outgoing, flexible, and fearless.  She is a people influencer and passionate about combining technology, people, tools, and insights to support business needs. In her presentation, titled “A Journey of New Beginnings,” Dr. Shannon will provide an overview of her career path and share her experience of coming into her own and discovering her identity, strength, and purpose.


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