Women in Chemistry

Mission Statement

Founded in 2020, Graduate Women in Chemistry (WIC) is an organization dedicated to elevating the voices and issues associated with being women in chemistry. Everybody is welcome in our committees and events. Our programming involves four separate branches of action: community building, outreach, promoting equity and inclusion in our department, and providing a platform to amplify the research of women in chemistry.

Community Building


WIC Coffee Hour (Monthly)
• Provide space for women-centered departmental discussion and sharing of experiences.
• Facilitate connections among department and fostered awareness for allies.

Hold other social events (ie. hiking, social hour at the Terrace, holiday party, end-of-semester destresser) to deepen connections in the community.

Equity and Inclusion


Create and host events centered on conversations around Gender Equity and Inclusivity.



Organize and participate in affinity group recruiting for prospective and incoming graduate students.

Assist in community outreach (ie. give tours of Chemistry Building to Girl Scouts)




Invite and facilitate seminar speakers from different paths in chemistry (ie. Organic Reactions event).

Organize panels for faculty and students to reflect and give advice about their career/research/graduate school journeys.

Upcoming WIC Events:

There are no upcoming events.

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