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Symposium: International Women in Science, Challenges and Triumphs

Activity by Judith Cohen   |   added on Oct 01, 2010   |   United States Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): Women Chemists Committee of the National American Chemical Society

The WCC is organizing a symposium featuring seven successful women scientists who will discuss the challenges of being educated and working in the global chemicl enterprise during the National ACS Meeting in Anaheim CA.

The Women Chemists Committee (WCC) for the American Chemical Society is organizing a symposium featuring seven successful women scientists who will discuss the challenges of being educated and working in the global chemical enterprise which will be held during the National ACS Meeting in Anaheim CA. The goal of this symposium is for women to share their personal stories of success and triumph while celebrating the role of women in chemistry around the world. The dynamic speakers listed below all share a passion for chemistry and we look forward to hearing their personal stories of success.

Ingrid Montes (Department of Chemistry University of Puerto Rico at Río Piedras)
Carolyn Ribes (Dow Benelux the Netherlands)
Anna Krylov (UCLA Masters in Russia, PhD Hebrew University)
Raji Heyrovska (Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic)
Janine Cossy (ESPCI-Chimie ParisTech)
Vanderlan Bolzani (IQ-UNESP, Brazil)
Sharare Masoumi (Iran Chemistry Teacher)


Topic: women in chemistry Audience: women chemists
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