The National Research Council of Canada to host ‘Empowering Women in Chemistry’ event

Media advisory

Ottawa, ON, February 11, 2019 – To mark the centennial of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and the Canadian National Committee for the International Union of Pure & Applied Chemistry (CNC-IUPAC) will host a panel discussion with leading chemists from academia and the Government of Canada on the key role of mentoring and networking in achieving an inclusive work environment.

Where:   National Research Council of Canada
                 100 Sussex Drive
                 Ottawa, ON
                 K1A 0R6

When:     February 12, 2019
                 Arrival time for media: 8:15 am 
                 Panel discussion: 8:30 am to 10 am

Who:        Keynote:
Dr. Geneviève Tanguay, Vice-President Emerging Technologies, NRC
                  Panel Discussion Moderator:
Dr. Danial Wayner, Departmental Science Advisor, NRC
                  Prof. Deryn Fogg, Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences,    
                  University of Ottawa
                  Dr. Donna Kirkwood, Chief Scientist, Natural Resources Canada
                  Prof. Maria DeRosa, Department of Chemistry, Carleton University
                  Dr. Michael Schuurman, Associate Research Officer, Quantum Theory, NRC


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National Research Council Canada
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