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Engineering Focus: National Engineers Week Kickoff

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Celebrate the start of National Engineers Week in Chicago with a luncheon at the Union League Club of Chicago.

The keynote speaker is M. Michelle Blaise, Senior Vice President of Technical Services at ComEd. The topic of Ms. Blaise’s remarks is “The Wide Angle Lens of Diversity Improves Engineering Vision.”

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About M. Michelle Blaise

M. Michelle Blaise, senior vice president of Technical Services, is responsible for Engineering, Project Management and Smart Grid & Technology for ComEd. Prior to her role as senior vice president of Technical Services, Blaise served as vice president of Engineering and Project Management and oversaw maintenance, reliability, and capacity planning. She was also responsible for planning and execution of transmission and substation projects as well as execution of Energy Infrastructure Modernization (EIMA) program. Ms. Blaise has held a variety of positions with increasing responsibilities in customer operations, strategic planning, distribution operations and engineering including manager of Construction and Maintenance, Manager of Strategic Planning, and Manager of Business Planning.

Michelle Blaise serves as a member of the board of directors for the Women’s Business Development Center and on the board of trustees of the Chicago Architecture Foundation.  Ms. Blaise holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology, and a Masters in Business Administration from DePaul University.