Women Chemists Committee

Women Chemists Committee

The Vision of the Women Chemists Committee (WCC) is:

"Empowering women throughout the chemical enterprise"

 The Women Chemists Committee (WCC) serves the membership of the American Chemical Society. Our mission is to attract, retain, develop, promote, and advocate for women to positively impact diversity, equity and inclusion in the Society and the profession. There are four goals designed to fulfill the mission statement: 

  • Increase engagement and retention of women 
  • Advocate and education within the Society on issues of importance to women
  • Enhance leadership and career development opportunities for women
  • Highlight contributions of women

WCC Group Photo Fall 2018 Boston National meeting

Upcoming Opportunities

September 15th: Spring Eli Lilly Travel Award Appliation Deadline 

December 1st: Merck Research Award Application Deadline

March 1st: Fall Eli Lilly Travel Award Application Deadline

March 15th: WCC ChemLuminary Award Nomination Deadline

April 1st: WCC Overcoming Challenges Award Application Deadline

May 1st: Priscilla Carney Jones Scholarship Application Deadline

June 15th: WCC Rising Star Award Nomination Deadline





2019 WCC Activities

WCC has many exciting events planned for the Spring 2019 ACS national meeting in Orlando, FL.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 WCC Rising Star Award!  The winners will present their work during a symposium on Monday, April 1st.