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Christine Brennan Schmidt
Chair: Kim Woznack Program Chair: Renée Cole Newsletter Editor: Michelle Rogers Webmaster: Kim Woznack Social Media: Alexia Finotello Recording Secretary: Tina Leaym and Despina Strong Staff Liaison: Victoria Fuentes Project Manager – Engagement & Retention: Gloria Thomas Project Manager – Advocacy & Education: Mary Shultz Project Manager…
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Michelle Rogers
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Michelle Rogers
Click to view content  By Ann Weber   Rising Star Dr. Michelle Machacek acknowledges that not only does it “take a village” to put smiles on children’s faces, hers included, it also takes a village to do drug discovery.  Dr. Machacek, who received her undergraduate degree in chemistry and chemical engineering from MIT and her PhD in organic chemistry from… (Show more)
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Michelle Rogers
by Eugenia Narh   The Women Chemists of Color (WCoC) Networking Event took place on Sunday, March 18, 2018 from 3 - 4:30 p.m. There were six tables with various topics that attendees could choose to join depending on their interest. The topics were Career Development, Grant Writing, Mentor/Mentee Relationships, Being more assertive in negotiations… (Show more)
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Michelle Rogers
The ACS’ Department of Diversity programs held their diversity reception at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside on Sunday, March 18th from 5-7pm.   At the event there were seven students displaying their winning work from sister societies, The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES), National Organization for the Professional… (Show more)
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Michelle Rogers
Click to view contentA symposium organized by Dr. Kim Woznack to launch the publication of the second edition of Mom the Chemistry Professor (Springer 2018) was held at the 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. Dr. Gail Webster and Dr. Renée Cole presided over two sessions where seven women told their… (Show more)
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Michelle Rogers
Click to view content  By Anne E. V. Gorden   Rising Star Award-winner Dr. Karen Mulfort is a chemist in the Solar Energy Conversion group at Argonne National Laboratory in Argonne, Illinois. Dr. Mulfort earned a dual degree in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the University of Minnesota. She then undertook her Ph.D. studies at Northwestern University working… (Show more)
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Michelle Rogers
Click to view contentOn Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 the WCC Luncheon featured guest speaker Valerie Kuck, winner of the 2018 Garvan-Olin medal.  After an introduction by former WCC Chair Dr. Amber Charlebois, Valerie presented her work, “Musings of an ACS Volunteer.”    Val described how she began by volunteering for her local section. From the local section Val… (Show more)
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