• WCC Women in the Chemical Enterprise Breakfast, submitted by Despina Strong

    With the theme of “30 Years of Eli Lilly Awards:  Career paths taken” the ACS Women Chemists Committee (WCC) kicked off a yearlong celebration for one of the longest and most successful awards managed...
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  • 2019 WCC Merck Research Awards Symposium

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  • Women Chemists of Color Networking - Networking Event

    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 dependin...
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  • ACS Diversity Reception

    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 ...
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  • Mom the Chemistry Professor Symposium

    A 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 ...
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  • WCC Rising Star Dr. Karen Mulfort – Argonne National Laboratory

      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 ...
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  • WCC Luncheon honors 2018 Garvan-Olin Medalist Valerie Kuck

    On 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...
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  • WCC/Eli Lilly Travel Award Poster Session

    On Tuesday, March 20th, the WCC hosted the WCC/Eli Lilly Travel Award Poster Session at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. The WCC/Eli Lilly Travel Award provides funding for undergraduates, graduates, and post-doctora...
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  • ACS Award for Encouraging Women into Careers in the Chemical Sciences Symposium in Honor of Rebecca Ruck

      The 2018 ACS Award for Encouraging Women into Careers in the Chemical Sciences sponsored by The Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation was presented to Dr. Rebecca T. Ruck, director of Process Chemistry at Mer...
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  • Synthetic Chemistry Addressing Challenges in Energy and the Environment

    By Amy Balija and Ana de Bettencourt-Dias   On Sunday, March 18th, a symposium celebrating the accomplishments of female scientists in the field of synthetic chemistry approaches towards energy and environmental...
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  • 2018 WCC Rising Star Michelle O'Malley

        Dr. Michelle O’Malley, 2018 Rising Star Award Winner, is an Associate Professor at UC Santa Barbara researching protein synthesis and manipulation of cellular behavior for biomedical and enviro...
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  • 2nd Annual WCC Merck Research Award Symposium

      Written by: Ann Weber   On Sunday, August 20, 2017, Amy Balija and Ann Weber from the WCC and Becky Ruck from Merck Research Laboratories presided over the 2nd annual WCC Merck Research Award Symposium a...
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  • WCC_2018_Spring_Rebecca Ruck_Symposium_poster.pdf

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  • “Challenges and Opportunities of Multiculturalism in the Workplace”

    WCC Women in the Chemical Enterprise Breakfast - Washington, DC August 21, 2017, 7:30AM   Written by: Ean Warren   We were delighted to have Carolyn Ribes from Dow Chemical as the speaker for the Washin...
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  • ACS Diversity Reception - Washington DC

    Written by: Victoria Fuentes   The ACS’ Department of Diversity programs held their diversity reception at the Marriott Marquis on Sunday, August 20th from 5-7pm.   At the event there were six st...
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  • Ladies in Waiting for Nobel Prizes: Overlooked Accomplishments of Women Chemists

    At the ACS meeting in Washington DC, the WCC co-sponsored a symposium by HIST that focused on female chemists who were overlooked for Noble Prizes. If you missed the symposium or the article regarding the symposium in...
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  • The Importance of Role Models & Mentors in Reaching Gender Equity in Chemical Sciences: A Symposium in Honor of Judith Iriarte-Gross

    By Cecilia Marzabadi and Samina Azad     Dr. Judith Iriarte-Gross was honored for her receipt of the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Award for Encouraging Women into the Chemical Sciences in two, half-day sessi...
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  • WCC Merck Research Award - WCC Luncheon Address – Diversity and Me, My Life as a Woman in Chemistry

    By Samina Azad WCC Luncheon Key Note Speaker Dr. Ann Weber, currently an independent consultant with biotech and pharma, retired from Merck in 2015 as Vice President, Lead Optiization Chemistry. Ann started her prese...
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  • Women Chemists Committee 90th Anniversary

    WCC 90th Anniversary By Amy DeBaillie        The year 2017 marks the 90th Anniversary of the founding of WCC, a significant milestone in an exciting journey that began in 1927 when women made...
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  • WCC Luncheon Address – Diversity and Me, My Life as a Woman in Chemistry

    By Samina Azad   WCC Luncheon Key Note Speaker Dr. Ann Weber, currently an independent consultant with biotech and pharma, retired from Merck in 2015 as Vice President, Lead Optimization Chemistry.   ...
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