by Mary Watson
The first annual Empowering Women in Organic Chemistry Conference will be on Friday, June 28, 2019 at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. This one-day event will include talks from organic chemists in industry and academia, a dynamic poster session, panel discussions, and many opportunities for networking. Professor Geraldine (Geri) Richmond (University of Oregon), past-president of AAAS, National Medal of Science awardee, and co-founder of COACh, will give the keynote lecture. Madeleine Joullie (UPenn), Emma Parmee (Merck), Lisa Jarvis (C&EN), Malika Jeffries-EL (Boston University), and Catherine Leimkuhler Grimes (UDelaware) will also give invited talks. Graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and professionals are invited! See https://ewochem.org for more information and to register.