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Global networking event “Empowering Women in Chemistry” comes to U of M

Women in Chemistry breakfast brings together local women at all STEM career levels on Feb. 12

February 10, 2019 — 

A mega year for chemistry, 2019 marks the 150th anniversary of the periodic table of chemical elements and the 100th anniversary of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) — the international authority on chemical terminology, naming, and standardized measurements. One of the key events set to take place amidst year-long celebrations is “Empowering Women in Chemistry: A Global Networking Event”, to be held in over 40 countries on February 12, 2019.

The breakfast event will trend live on Twitter throughout the day on February 12,  and on the IUPAC 100 website. The first breakfasts will begin in New Zealand, initiating a global hand wave around the world ending in Hawaii.

What: Empowering Women in Chemistry: A Global Networking Event
When: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m
Where: Science and Technology Library, Machray Hall, 186 Dysart Rd, University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus

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