ACS Women Chemists of Color Program: Networking Events

The American Chemical Society Women Chemists of Color program builds community, provides resources, and advocates for minority women chemists.

Upcoming Events

Women Chemists of Color Networking Social
This event at the 250th ACS National Meeting will provide an opportunity for informal networking and mentoring.

Past Events

Women Chemists of Color: Achieving Success in STEM 

The event featured eight highly accomplished men and women of color in government, academe and industry. The speakers shared their inspiring personal stories; gave advice on mentoring, work life balance, how to be successful in today’s changing work environment and provided information about ACS Younger Chemists Committee and how to get involved with ACS at the National level.

Women Chemists of Color: Excelling in the Sciences
This event featured a diverse panel of speakers and provide an informal networking and mentoring opportunities for women of color to discover what it takes to be effective in the scientific community.

Women’s Networking Breakfast
ACS, The Dow Chemical Company, and The Lubrizol Corporation sponsored this event at the 2011 NOBCChE (National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers) National Conference to feature networking opportunities and to highlight the need to increase the impact of “Women of Color” on the scientific community.

Women Chemists of Color: Feedback and Networking Forum
ACS, with support from NSF*, sponsored this event at the 241st ACS National Meeting to provide an informal opportunity for attendees to network and provide their input to help shape future initiatives. If you would like to contribute your feedback, send your responses to the survey questions to

Women Chemists of Color Luncheon
ACS, with support from NSF*, hosted this luncheon at the 66th Southwest/62nd Southeastern Regional Meeting of the ACS which featured a diverse panel of speakers to broaden awareness of challenges for women of color.

*This material is based upon work supported, in part, by the National Science Foundation under Grant #1027608. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.