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:

Recent Tweets

Please join the Eastern U.S. Younger Chemists Committee Partnership of the ACS this Thurs, July 15th from 6-7:30 PM EDT for Networking Basics with Joe Martino (ACS Career Consultant & Immediate-Past Chair of the Philadelphia ACS Section)! Register:

Just like the @AcsWcc if you’d like to join the national @ycc_acs please complete your preference form in the Yellow Book #youngerchemists #acsycc
Interested in being more involved in ACS and the National WCC? Indicate your interest by completing the ACS committee preference form found on the Yellow Book. The deadline to sign up is July 1st.

#WomenInChem #WomenInSTEM #Chemistry

Join us Aug 2nd - Aug 6th for the 2021 ACS Eastern U.S. Younger Chemists Committee Partnership of the American Chemical Society Research Symposium & Chemistry Career Expo: Younger Chemists Transforming the World Through Chemistry! Submit your abstract:

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