The ACS Women Chemists Committee (WCC) has named the recipients of its 2019 Rising Star Awards, which recognize exceptional early- to midcareer women chemists across all areas of chemistry on a national level. The award was established in 2011 to help promote retention of women in science.
The 2019 winners are:
Annmarie Carlton, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of California Irvine
Antonella Converso, Ph.D. Director, Discovery Chemistry, MRL Discovery Chemistry, West Point, Merck Research Laboratories
Negar Garizi, Ph.D. Natural Products Chemistry Leader, Discovery Chemistry, Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™
Eranda Nikolla, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Wayne State University
Marilyne Stains, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
The winners will receive a stipend to cover travel expenses to an award symposium to highlight their work at the 257rd National Meeting of the ACS in Orlando, FL taking place March 31-April 4, 2019. The WCC Rising Stars symposium will take place on Monday, April 1st.