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Just Cocktails, Fall 2019, San Diego

At the Fall 2019 ACS National Meeting and Exposition, the Women Chemists Committee sponsored our “Just Cocktails” networking event at the Hilton San Diego, Bayfront. The gathering gave women chemists the space to make connections and renew acquaintances, but also to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the WCC/Eli Lilly Travel


Fall 2019 ACS Diversity Reception

On Sunday, August, 25th, the ACS Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Board hosted its “Diversity Reception” in the Indigo Ballroom at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront hotel.  This reception offers the opportunity for conferees who value diversity to meet up and network.  The reception often draws many current and former committee


Fall 2019 WCC Women in the Chemical Enterprise Breakfast

During the Fall ACS National Meeting in San Diego, the WCC Women in the Chemical Enterprise Breakfast was held early Tuesday morning, August 26, 2019.  This event brought together over 50 women and men from across the chemical enterprise, including undergraduate and graduate students, post-docs, and chemists working in academia,


2019 Overcoming Challenges Award Winner

Kathleen Lugo Charriez is the 2019 Overcoming Challenges Award recipient. Kathleen, originally from Puerto Rico, moved to the continental United States in 2016 due to medical issues. As an exchange student, she attended Florida International University(FIU), commuting five hours a day to attend classes. Later that same year, Kathleen’s mom


WCC Fall 2019 Chairs Newsletter Welcome

Greetings from the Women Chemists Committee! Welcome to the first of our new blog entries on our brand new website. Some of you who are involved with other American Chemical Society (ACS) units, may know that the older websites hosted on the Webs platform are no longer being supported. So

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