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ACS National Historic Landmark Dedication

May 19, 2023 @ 10:00 am2:00 pm

ACS National Historic Landmark Dedication honoring Dr. Marie Maynard Daly

Friday, May 19, 2023

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

All are welcome to attend the dedication of the ACS National Historic Chemical Landmark honoring Dr. Marie Maynard Daly, the first African American woman to earn a Ph.D. in Chemistry. The dedication will be preceded by a symposium honoring Dr. Daly’s life, contributions to science and ongoing legacy. Confirmed speakers include the following: 

Dr. Linda Meade-Tollin (University of Arizona, Emerita) 

Dr. Mandë Holford (Hunter College – City University of New York) 

Dr. Sibrina Nichelle Collins (Lawrence Techological University) 

Dr. Marc Walters (New York University) 

The symposium will be followed with the screening of a short film about Dr. Daly’s life and impact, and the dedication of the 

ACS National Historic Landmark in her honor. 




May 19, 2023
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
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