Serving the needs of early career chemists

Our Mission

Advocate for, develop, and support rising chemists to positively impact their careers, the ACS, and the future of chemistry

The YCC addresses specific issues facing younger chemists within the ACS and serves as a voice to the Society on behalf of younger chemists


Our Goals

  • Advocate for younger chemists’ needs, concerns, and contributions.
  • Provide tools and support to younger chemists for diverse career opportunities and development.
  • Foster and connect communities of younger chemists around the world.

Upcoming Events

Fun Run T-Shirt Contest

Please include "YCC" or "Younger Chemists Committee" and "Fun Run" in the design

Submission deadline is Friday, 6/10


The YCC is involved with publicizing awards specifically targeted towards younger chemists or recognizing activities that support younger chemists, including:

Recent Tweets

Join us on 5/16 for A Day in the Life of A Crystallographer! Dr. Dalice Piñero will share her insights as a professor and director of University of Puerto Rico's Molecular Sciences Research Center Single Crystal X-ray Diffraction Facilities. Register:

Come join the California ACS section's women chemist committee on Saturday, 5/21 at 1:30 PM EST for "How to Thrive (Not Just Survive) as a Woman in Today's World" with Keda Edwards Pierre! Register:

The Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Scholars Advisor board is seeking postdocs or graduate students who are interested in serving on their advisory board. Send Resume/CV and 500 word statement on why you would like to serve on GSPSAB to info(at) by May 1!

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