Rutgers Diversity in Chemistry

 We believe there is immense value in bringing a diverse range of voices to the table. Diversity leads to fresh perspectives for addressing and solving challenges, and inclusion makes stronger and more successful research teams.

We are called to integrate the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion into all aspects of our university.

The Student Diversity Committee wants your input for selecting a diverse set of speakers who can discuss science AND non-science topics with students. Follow the link below to submit a nominee name for our next event! 

Nominations are open - submit a nominee now!

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Thank you for attending our Spring 2024 Symposium! Stay tuned for details about our next event in Fall 2024!  

The Student Diversity Committee was pleased to host the Spring 2024 mini-symposium in our Diversity in Chemistry Series on April 12th, 2024. These events highlight the careers of chemists from diverse backgrounds, and provide our students the opportunity to interact with new mentors and learn from their personal experiences in STEM. This event featured three guest speakers:

Prof. Monica Driscoll, Distinguished Professor at Rutgers University, Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry - Better Living Through Chemistry and the Importance of Throwing Out the Trash
Dr. Letícia Ferri, Executive Clinical Medical Leader and U.S. Medical Head for Amyloidosis at AstraZeneca

Diversity In Chemistry Mini Symposium Slide Spring2024

Image credit Andy Brunning/Compound Interest


Previous Events

Fall 2023 Symposium, with guest speakers: 

Spring 2023 Symposium, with guest speakers:

Fall 2022 Symposium, with guest speakers:

Spring 2022 Symposium, with guest speakers: