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 members from diversity related committees […]

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, industry and government.  Lorena Tribe […]


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 was diagnosed with breast cancer […]