ACS Celebrates the IUPAC Global Women's Breakfast

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IUPAC 2023

The IUPAC Global Women's Breakfast is an event that happens on a single day in February of each year in conjunction with the U.N. Day of Women and Girls in Science.

In celebration of 2023’s central theme “Breaking Barriers in Science”, you are invited to join the global chemistry community in:

On February 8, the ACS Webinar Breaking Barriers: Women in Green and Sustainable Chemistry will be held. This webinar is part of the lead up to the IUPAC Global Women’s Breakfast and U.N. Day of Women and Girls in Science. A recording will be made available by February 14 for #GWB2023 events to use.

Global Women’s Breakfast events are being planned by:

Learn more and register your event at Global Women's Breakfast - IUPAC | International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry. If you would like your event listed as part of the ACS celebration, use an event name starting with “ACS”.

Events of all sizes, scopes, and formats are welcome. Refer to the IUPAC Global Women’s Breakfast Organizer’s Guide for ideas and guidance.

Be sure to tag @IUPAC and @AmerChemSociety in your social media posts and use #GWB2023 to join the global conversation. 

Planning a networking event?

Refer to Networking and the ACS Career Pathways resources:

Focusing on UN Sustainable Development Goals?

Consider The Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals: The Gender Snapshot 2022

  • UN SDG 2: Zero Hunger (p7)
  • UN SDG 3: Good Health & Well-being (p8)
  • UN SDG 6: Clean Water & Sanitation (p12)
  • UN SDG 7: Affordable & Clean Energy (p13)
  • UN SDG 9: Industries, Innovation & Infrastructure (p15)
  • UN SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production (p18)
  • UN SDG 13: Climate Action (p18)

Interested in interdisciplinary aspects? 

Join an interdisciplinary conversation on sustainability and inclusivity, hosted by the Board on International Scientific Organizations of the National Academies.  Danniebelle Haase, Program Chair for the ACS Women Chemists Committee, is a speaker.

Show your spirit with a virtual background

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