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

258th ACS National Meeting - San Diego, CA

Sunday, August 25 - Thursday, August 29
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Catalyze the Vote - LIVE Town Hall

October 2nd, 2019
2:00 PM ET (11:00 AM PT)

Catalyze the Vote - Official Voting Day

Tuesday, October 16th


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

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The YCC wants to hear your voice in this year's ACS Presidential Election! Join the 2020 ACS President-Elect Candidates for a friendly virtual discussion, brought to you by the YCC. The webinar will take place on Oct 1st from 2-3 PM EDT. Register here:

Getting ready for our symposium, Going with the Flow of Water, in Hilton Orlando Indigo 206. August 27th at 10 am.

Don't miss out on the 2019 ACS Environmental Film Competition Award Winners, Tuesday August 27th 1-4 PM, San Diego Convention Center, Room 032 #ACSSanDiego

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