International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

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Nigist Asfaw Ideas Activities
  • Dr., Addis Ababa University; Chemical Society of Ethiopia
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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    Tel +251 911403396
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  • Organizations:

    Addis Ababa University; Chemical Society of Ethiopia
  • IYC Interests:

    Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
    Encourage interest of young people in chemistry
    Generate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry
    Celebrate the role of women in chemistry
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I am a Natural Products Chemist and a staff of the Department of Chemistry, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.

Local Convenor for IYC Women sharing a Chemical Moment in Time on Jan 18, 2011. I also take part in the celebration of the National IYC which will be held from Feb 21-24 2011 and as one of the IYC activities I am organizing a one day workshop for female university chemistry students to celebrate IYC, and 100th anniversary of the awarding of the Nobel prize for chemistry to Marie Curie.