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.

Upcoming Events

"The Entrepreneurial Chemist - Bridging the Bench and the Boardroom"

On July 9, 2015, learn how two women chemists used their analytical and research skill sets to transform hair care products created on the bench into an entrepreneurial upstart.

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Past Events

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.

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.

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.

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.

*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.