ACS Women Chemists of Color Program: Technical Programming

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

Past Events: Technical Programming


Women Chemists as Leaders and Mentors Symposium

Gloria Thomas presented a talk on her role in the ACS Women Chemists of Color Program at this symposium at the 68th Southwest Regional Meeting of the ACS. The symposium highlighted women in their roles as mentors and leaders in the ACS and in their careers.

Empirical Studies on Women of Color in STEM Symposium
Sponsored by the ACS Women Chemists of Color Program, this symposium at the NOBCChE 39th Annual Conference highlighted research and data on women of color in science and related fields to share findings and increase understanding of factors that affect their experiences. See the event flyer.

ACS Women Chemists of Color Program Poster
The ACS Division of Professional Relations and the ACS Women Chemists of Color Program sponsored this poster at the 244th ACS National Meeting. Gloria Thomas presented data on women chemists of color and highlighted resources of the ACS Women Chemists of Color Program.

Dr. Marie Maynard Daly: Her Life and Legacy Symposium
The ACS Division of the History of Chemistry sponsored this symposium at the 244th ACS National Meeting.

The Double Bind: Minority Women in Science and Update Thirty Five Years Later Symposium
The ACS Division of the History of Chemistry organized this symposium at the 243rd ACS National Meeting which looked at the progress for minority women in science since the 1975 landmark report, The Double Bind: The Price of Being a Minority Women in Science.

Effective Practices in Broadening Participation throughout the STEM Pipeline
This talk was presented by Gloria Thomas at the 67th Southwest Regional Meeting of the ACS in November 2011.

Empirical Studies on Women of Color in STEM Symposium
ACS, with support from NSF*, organized this symposium at the 242nd ACS National Meeting which highlighted quantitative research on women of color in the sciences.

Catalyzing Change and Impact in your Professional Organization: An Exemplar from ACS
This talk was presented by Gloria Thomas at the ADVANCE-ENG Coast to Coast Summit for Underrepresented Minority (URM) Women Engineering and Science Faculty in July 2011.

Women chemists of color: Who and why
This talk was presented by Gloria Thomas and Katherine Hoffman at the 66th Southwest/62nd Southeastern Regional Meeting of the ACS in December 2010.

Women Chemists of Color Summit
ACS, with support from NSF*, hosted this Summit at the 240th ACS National Meeting which included a morning symposium on early career issues, an afternoon symposium on mid-career issues, and a reception held jointly with the Women Chemists Committee. View videos of the symposia and interviews with the speakers.

Mini-Symposium on Women of Color in STEM
ACS sponsored the welcome reception and eight participants including Quantitative Research and Analysis panelist Donna Nelson at this Mini-Symposium which focused on paving pathways to success for women of color in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Read the C&EN article about the symposium, Exploring the 'Double Bind'.

Many Faces of Chemistry: Sisters in Science Symposium
(click through to Division of Professional Relations)

This symposium at the 234th ACS National Meeting featured candid conversation with trailblazing women of color in chemistry and chemical engineering. View the symposium flyer.

*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.