Empowering women throughout the chemical enterprise

The Women Chemists Committee (WCC) serves the membership of the American Chemical Society

Our Mission

Attract, retain, develop, promote, and advocate for women to positively impact diversity, equity and inclusion in the Society and the profession


Our Goals

  • Increase engagement and retention of women
  • Advocate and education within the Society on issues of importance to women
  • Enhance leadership and career development opportunities for women
  • Highlight contributions of women

Upcoming Events

August 25th – 28th
Fall National Meeting • San Diego, CA

September 15th
Spring Eli Lilly Travel Award Application Deadline

December 1st
Merck Research Award Application Deadline

March 1st
Fall Eli Lilly Travel Award Application Deadline

March 15th
ChemLuminary Award Nomination Deadline