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Bakelite Partners With Women In Chemicals To Further Empowerment In The Industry

Laura Boninsegni Appointed to Organization’s Ally Advisory Board 

ATLANTA, GA – January 25, 2024 – Bakelite is proud to announce its partnership with Women in Chemicals, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering women in the chemical industry.

Founded in 2021, Women in Chemicals boasts more than 1,900 members from 500 companies and offers a diverse range of growth opportunities for women at all stages of their careers. This vibrant community provides members with valuable resources, including:

  • Monthly virtual networking events: Connecting with peers for collaboration, support, and knowledge sharing.
  • Online forum: A dedicated platform for members to seek advice, share experiences, and build professional relationships.
  • Book club: Fostering personal and professional development through discussions on relevant personal and professional topics.

Bakelite’s commitment to this partnership includes being an annual corporate sponsor plus being a sponsor of their inaugural conference taking place in Houston this September.

“We are thrilled to partner with Women in Chemicals and contribute to their mission of empowering women in the chemical industry,” said Laura Boninsegni, VP, FP&A and Regional Finance Leader and president of the Bakelite Women’s Network. “This initiative demonstrates our commitment to fostering a more inclusive and diverse chemical industry, where women can thrive and contribute their unique talents and perspectives, and we are excited to contribute to the success and advancement of women in this vital sector.”

Additionally, Boninsegni has been selected as a Women in Chemicals Ally Advisory Board member. In her three-year term, she aims to help to create personal, professional and networking opportunities for other women in the chemical industry.


About Bakelite Synthetics  

Based in in Atlanta, Georgia, Bakelite Synthetics is a leading global integrated producer of thermoset specialty resins, solutions and engineered thermoset molding compounds serving a variety of segments and end markets across geographies. Additional information about Bakelite Synthetics and its products is available at

Bakelite Media Contact: 
John Branham
(404) 749-2516

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