Inaas Darrat, in addition to being a SWE member, is a sister, aunt, cousin, niece, daughter, friend, engineer, colleague, mentor, manager, advocate, immigrant, refugee, learner, world traveler, avid reader, art lover, and artist. She has lived in five different countries and visited five of the continents.
A SWE member since her first year at the University of Kentucky, Darrat has served as her collegiate section’s president as well as regional roles. Since then, she has served in multiple other roles in her professional section, including president, vice president, treasurer, committee chairs, book club lead, and vice president; at the regional level; and at the Society level, including scholarship coordinator, curriculum chair, and nominating committee chair.
As director of chemical sector services for Trinity Consultants Inc., Darrat leads a team of specialists, assisting chemical plants, refineries, and oil and gas facilities with compliance with U.S. federal regulations, as well as providing expertise for facilities in Canada and the Middle East.
Darrat earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Kentucky and The University of Texas at Austin, respectively.