On Twitter, from August 10-15th, is #BlackinChem week! It’s a time to celebrate and highlight chemists of the past, present, and future. Each day is going to be centered around a different subdivision and we’ll be having other events throughout the week – from an undergrad-centered Elevator Speech Competition to networking opportunities and ending the week with a candid panel discussion on being #BlackinChem.
We’d love to have you participate and/or amplify Black chemists. Please use the links below to RSVP for our Zoom events and use the hashtags to engage with the content on Twitter. Any other questions can be directed to Devin Swiner on twitter (@Devin_Eleven).
Use #BlackinChem and #BlackinAnalytical to share your research and tell us your favourite analytical technique.
Use #BlackinChem and #BlackinBiological to share your research and tell us about your favourite protein.
Tuesday: Undergrad 101 (RSVP)
Are you a #BlackinChem undergrad with a lot questions? Join us on Zoom on Tuesday, August 11th at 5pm ET for #Undergrad101! This event will feature panelists answering your FAQs. Please RSVP at bit.ly/undergrad101.
Use #BlackinChem and #BlackinInorganic to share your research and tell us your favourite transition metal.
Wednesday: #BlackInChemWineDown (RSVP)
Join us August 12th at 6pm ET for this Zoom networking session, #BlackInChemWineDown. Grab a glass of wine and come meet other folx who are #BlackinChem. Please RSVP at bit.ly/chemwinedown.
Use #BlackinChem and #BlackinOrganic to share your research and tell us about your favourite purification technique.
Thursday: Elevator Speeches Competition (RSVP)
Calling all #BlackinChem undergrads! Showcase your research at our Elevator Speeches Competition on August 13th at 5pm ET. The winners will receive prizes. Apply to participate in the competition at bit.ly/elevatorspeechcomp. To watch the competition via Zoom, please RSVP at bit.ly/elevatorrsvp.
Use #BlackinChem and #BlackinPhysical to share your research and tell us your favourite constant or equation.
Saturday: Finale (RSVP)
Join us for a live Zoom discussion on Being #BlackinChem on August 15th at 3pm ET. The discussion includes our #BlackinChemJourney panel featuring Dr. Travis A. White (Assistant Professor, Ohio University), Dr. Josephine Eshon (Med Chemist, Amgen), Dr. Lauren Hagler (Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford University), Dr. Kevin M. Ileka (Bristol Myers Squibb), and Dr. Abraham Beyene (Lab Head, Howard Hughes Medical Institute). All are invited to join the conversation. Use #BlackinChemJourney to live-tweet the discussion.