This is the publicly accessible group for people interested in the ACS Committee on Minority Affairs, also known as ACS CMA. Here you will find resources for external social networking, blogs, announcements, and a link to the private Committee on Minority Affairs group on the ACS Network.
Established by the Communications sub-committee of the Committee on Minority Affairs, March 16, 2014.
Events in bold are sponsored or co-sponsored by ACS Committee on Minority Affairs. All other events are our best effort to highlight events that might be of interest to the diversity and inclusion community. Sunday March 13, 9:30-10:30 Project SEED Open Meeting Omni San Diego Hotel, Balboa 1 Sunday March 13, 5-7 pm ACS Diversity Reception Hilton San Diego Bayfront, Aqua Salon D Sponsored by the ACS Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board Sunday March 13, 8-10pm PRES: My Experience with & Advice for Improving Diversity in Chemistry Hall D – San Diego Convention Center Organizers: Debbie Crans, Donna Nelson Cosponsored by: BIOL, CELL, CHED, CINF, COLL, COMSCI, DAC, GEOC, I&EC, INOR, MEDI, ORGN, PHYS, POLY, PROF and WCC Monday, March 14, 8:30-11:40 am PRES: How to Foster Diversity in the chemical Sciences: Lessons Learned & Taught brom the Stories of Recipients of the Staley C. Israel Award Room 5A – San Diego Convention Center Organizers: Kishore Bagga, Christopher Hobbs Presiders: Kishore Bagga, Christopher Hobbs Cosponsored by: CMA and PROF Symposium Details Monday, March 14, 10:30am-12:00pm Women Chemists of Color Networking Event (ticketed) Hilton San Diego Bayfront, Aqua Salon A/B Monday, March 14, 11:30am-1:30pm CMA Luncheon (ticketed) Speaker: Dr. Willie E. May Undersecretary for Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology Hilton San Diego Bayfront, Sapphire Ballroom A/B Monday, March 14, 1:30-4pm PRES: Diversity Quantification Success? Room 3 – San Diego Convention Center Organizers: Debbie Crans, Donna Nelson Presiders: Elizabeth Nalley Cosponsored by: BIOL, CELL, CHED, CINF, COLL, COMSCI, DAC, GEOC, I&EC, INOR, MEDI, ORGN, PHYS, POLY, PROF and WCC Symposium Details Monday, March 14, 8-10pm PRES: Sci-Mix Hall D/E – San Diego Convention Center Organizers: Debbie Crans, Donna Nelson Sci-Mix Details Tuesday March 15, 8:15-11:55am Successful REU Programs Mission Hills – Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina Organizers: Linette Watkins Presiders: Karen Buchmueller Cosponsored by PROF, CMA, CHED
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In honor of the 20 year anniversary of the ACS Scholars Program, and what would have been the 100th birthday of Henry Hill, CMA is cosponsoring the following symposia at the Fall 2015 ACS National Meeting in Boston: Visit our website for stories about the ACS Scholars. Social feeds: #ACS Boston #ChemDiversity
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