Committee on Women Chemists

What We Do


Our mission is attract, retain, develop, promote, and advocate for women to positively impact diversity, equity, and inclusion in the Society and the profession.

  • Goal 1: Increase engagement and retention (of women)
  • Goal 2: Advocate and educate within the Society on issues of importance (to women)
  • Goal 3: Enhance leadership and career development opportunities (for women)
  • Goal 4: Highlight contributions (of women)


Empowering women throughout the chemical enterprise.

Who We Are

The Members of the Committee are appointed jointly by the Chair of the ACS Board of Directors and the ACS President-Elect (who receive recommendations from the Committee on Committees [ConC]).

Women Chemists

Contact Us

Send an email if you have questions or need more information about the Committee on Women Chemists.