Upcoming Events

Eastern U.S. YCC Partnership A Day in the Life of a Green Chemical Engineer

Join us to hear from Katelyn Shell (PhD Student, Department of Chemical & Life Science Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University) on April 19th at 6-7 PM ET. Her talk with end with a brief Q&A session. Register: https://american-chemical-society.zoom.com/meeting/register/tZYqdeGprTIiGNW-8NfxvN82UHMqu4stOZ82


Virginia YCC A Day in the Life of a Chemist Turned Entrepreneur

Join us to hear from Niki Milanovic Lowry who graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a B.S. in Chemistry.
This session will be hosted on April 22nd at 6-7 PM ET. Her talk with end with a brief Q&A session. Register: https://american-chemical-society.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0tdeurrjoiE9wQZEerHjpmkXPAd6DWpU30




Who We Are and What We Do
The Younger Chemists Committee (YCC) of the Virginia Section of the American Chemical Society serves the membership of the section by advocating for, and providing resources to early-career chemists and professionals in the chemical sciences and related fields.

Its mission is to address the needs of younger chemists (age 35 and below) in the society by providing social, networking, educational, and professional development opportunities.

We are devoted to the professional advancement of younger chemists in industry, government laboratories, undergraduate and graduate schools, and postdoctoral positions.

We also strive to encourage young professionals’ involvement with community engagements activities.

Typical YCC Activities

  • Industry and Government Lab Tours
  • Brewery Tours
  • ACS Virginia Mentorship Program
  • Chemistry Trivia Nights
  • ACS Webinars
  • Career Talks & Workshops
  • Networking Socials
  • Community Outreach at the Science Museum of Virginia

Connect With Us

Chair | Julian Bobb
Email: vayoungerchemistscommittee@gmail.com
Instagram: @ACSVA_YCC
Facebook: @ACSVAYCC
Twitter: @ACSVirginiaYCC
LinkedIn: @ACS Virginia Younger Chemists Committee