The Women Chemists Committee (WCC) serves the membership of the American Chemical Society. Our mission is to be leaders in attracting, developing, promoting, and advocating for women in the chemical sciences in order to positively impact society and the profession. There are four goals designed to fulfill the mission statement:
The ACS Women Chemists Committee (WCC) has named the recipients of its 2013 Rising Star Awards, which recognize exceptional early- to midcareer women chemists across all areas of chemistry on a national level. The awards were established in 2011 to help promote retention of women in science. The 2013 winners are:
The winners will receive a $1,000 stipend to cover travel expenses to the spring 2013 ACS national meeting in New Orleans, where they will present their research at a WCC symposium.
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