A group of black scientists is coming together to create conversation and elevate the work of other black researchers on Twitter during #BlackinChem week. ACS Publications encourages everyone to engage, amplify, and support black researchers during this week-long celebration.
Each day of the event has a particular focus. Join in the #BlackinChem conversation by logging onto Twitter between August 10 and 16, and participating in any of the following themed discussions.
Monday, August 10: Analytical Chemistry
Discuss your favorite analytical technique and share your research using the hashtags #BlackinChem and #BlackinAnalytical.
Tuesday, August 11: Biological Chemistry
Talk about your favorite protein and share your research using the hashtags #BlackinChem and #BlackinBiological. Then students can join the #Undergrad101 discussion at 5 P.M. ET. RSVP at https://bit.ly/undergrad101
Wednesday, August 12: Inorganic Chemistry
Have a conversation about your favorite transition metal and share your research using the hashtags #BlackinChem and #BlackinInorganic. Relax in the evening with a favorite beverage and join the hashtag #BlackChemWineDown at 6 P.M. ET. RSVP at: https://bit.ly/chemwinedown
Thursday, August 13: Organic Chemistry
Tell the world about your favorite purification technique and share your research using the hashtags #BlackinChem and #BlackinOrganic. Then at 5 P.M. ET, join in an elevator speech contest. A winner will receive a complimentary registration to the ACS Fall 2020 National Meeting. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/elevatorrsvp
Friday, August 14: Physical Chemistry
Trade your favorite equations and constants and share your research using the hashtags #BlackinChem and #BlackinPhysical.
Saturday, August 15: Finale
Finish the week with a Zoom call discussion, which you can live tweet with the hashtags #BlackinChem and #BlackChemJourney. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/blackinchem
The event is being co-organized/co-founded by Emory University Ph.D. Student Ayanna Jones, Marie Curie Research Fellow Dr. Natércia Rodrigues Lopes, UCLA Ph.D. Candidate Samantha T. Mensah. NSBP Associate Kathleen Muloma, Ohio State University Ph.D. Candidate Devin Swiner, and NASA-GSFC Intern Ashley Walker.