Dr. Racquel Jemison is the student experiences portfolio manager at ACS, leading the Project SEED and ACS Scholars programs, which serves more than 700 students per year. She ensures that students receive mentoring support and access to ACS programming to fuel their excitement for chemistry and scientific careers. Racquel also serves as staff liaison for the Committee on Project SEED. Prior to joining ACS in 2016 as a senior education associate, Racquel worked in research and development for Dow Chemical in the Philadelphia area. Guided by her passion for improving underrepresented minority students’ access to STEM fields, she is a longtime volunteer for the National Organization of Black Chemists & Chemical Engineers. Racquel earned a BS in chemistry from Morgan State University and a PhD in organic polymer chemistry from Carnegie Mellon University.