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

Catalyze the Vote

Meet the Candidate for the 2021 ACS President-Elect:

Mary K. Carroll and Angela K. Wilson

Thursday October 8th, 2 pm EST (11 AM PST)


Leadership Development Award

Application Deadline November 1st


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

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Join the Virginia ACS Section as they continue their women’s leadership workshop series on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 10 AM-1PM EDT! Registration:

Join us for our Catalyze the Vote event on 10/8 at 2pm, featuring president-elect candidates Mary K. Carroll and Angela K. Wilson! You will hear them talk about topics relevant to younger chemists & be able to ask them questions. Learn more & register:

Join the EUS YCC Sat, Sept. 26th from 1-3 pm ET for Networking 101: Perfecting Your Elevator Speech! Dr. Bill Tolman will discuss elevator speeches, then you'll have the chance to practice and network. Bring your business card for more networking fun! To register, see the flyer.

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