Empowering women throughout
the chemical enterprise

The Women Chemists Committee of the American Chemical Society was established in 1927 as the Women’s Service Committee to encourage women chemists to take an active interest in Society activities. The Committee shall serve as a forum for women in chemistry and related professions; develop recommendations regarding issues of interest to women chemists; provide a means of increasing and improving participation of women in the chemical sciences and the Society; promote the recognition of women chemists; and inform the Council and other appropriate Society bodies of the Committee’s activities.

Amy M. Balija
Chair, ACS Women Chemists Committee


Engagement, advancement, and advocacy for women


Equal representation and influence in the chemistry enterprise


WCC Facebook Feed

tuesday, February 27

IUPAC Global Women’s Breakfast Celebration

thursday, March 7

WCC 2024 Spring Webinar

sunday, march 17

Pfizer Emergent Leader Award Symposium

monday, march 18

WCC Rising Star Award Symposium
Women in the Chemistry Enterprise Breakfast
Women Chemists of Color “Sweet Treats” Networking Event

tuesday, march 19

WCC/Eli Lilly Travel Award Winners Poster Session
Women Chemists Luncheon
WCC ‘Just Cocktails’ Reception/Open Meeting

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