Global Women’s Breakfast


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IUPAC invites scientists and students around the world to join in the 3rd Global Women’s Breakfast (#GWB2021) . Organizations of all types, e.g., universities, companies, national chemistry societies, government laboratories, and other scientific organizations, as well as individual groups of chemists, are invited to participate.

The Global Women’s Breakfast is expected to assist women chemists in expanding their network of contacts, perhaps leading to new career opportunities for research, employment, or education. The 1st IUPAC Global Women's Breakfast was held in February 2019, the 2nd in 2020.



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Empowering Diversity in Science – Chem Voices

This Chem Voices webinar is a collaboration with the organizers of the Global Women's Breakfast and will feature snippets of pre-recorded interviews interspersed by a panel discussion, moderated by Dr. Laura McConnell (Bayer U.S. LLC), one of the co-chairs of the GWB initiative. The discussion will center on the topic of gender bias and how men and women can collaborate to close the gender gap in science.

Those featured during this webinar will include:
• Dr. Lori Ferrins (@LoriFerrins), Northeastern University, Chair IYCN
• Ms. Clarice Phelps (@ClaricePhelps39), Oak Ridge National Lab
• Ms. Bianca Davids, University of the Witwatersrand
• Dr. Marian Nkansah, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
• Dr. Erin McConnell (@bluebird__47), University of Ottawa
• Dr. Ingrid Montes (@IngridMontesPR), University of Puerto Rico
• Dr. Fun Man Fung (@ChemFunMan), National University of Singapore
• Dr. Supawan Tantayanon, Chulalongkorn University 

► free registration


EuChemS Event

The European Chemical Society (EuChemS) organizes a virtual event.
Tuesday 9 February 2021, from 10:00 CET on Zoom.


  • Pilar Goya, EuChemS Vice-President (Host and Chair)
  • Angela Agostiano, Professor at the University of Bari
  • Carina Crucho, Treasurer of the European Young Chemists’ Network (EYCN)
  • Nineta Hrastelj, EuChemS Secretary General
  • Slavica Ražić, Chair of the EuChemS Division of Analytical Chemistry and member of the EuChemS Executive Board
  • Gill Reid, President-elect of the Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Brigitte Van Tiggelen, Chair of the EuChemS Working Party on History of Chemistry

Topics for discussion:

  • Leadership Development
  • Building Professional Networks
  • Conversations/Discussions with Women Leaders
  • STEM education for school-age girls

Yrja Oftedahl (moderator) will lead the panel discussion. She is the hosting manager of the “Power Ladies” podcast where she showcases women who stand out in their field of expertise through deep interviews.

► free registration



IUPAC GWB 2021 Tarragona

IUPAC GWB 2021 Tarragona



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