Leila Duman, Ph.D.
Leila Duman is an organometallic chemist who earned her BA in chemistry from Bard College and her Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Maryland. As an ACS member since 2011, Leila co-led the Bard undergraduate student ACS chapter and volunteered as a graduate student with her local ACS section, the Chemical Society of Washington, before joining ACS External Affairs & Communications as the ACS Science Policy Fellow in 2019. In this role Leila tracks chemistry issues across the government and works to advance the use of science for making policy decision that will positively impact society. Having worked extensively in chemistry education and scientific outreach, she is dedicated to fostering engagement between scientists and the public through initiatives to advance scientific literacy, communication, and advocacy. Leila grew up in Phoenix and in her spare time enjoys practicing yoga and playing the bassoon.
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