Greater Houston Section
Greater Houston Section
Established in 1917, the Section serves about 2500 members, consisting of chemists, chemical engineers and professionals in allied fields. The American Chemical Society is recognized as a world leader in fostering science education and research, and promoting public understanding of science. The Greater Houston Section of the American Chemical Society is one of 189 local ACS sections across the nation.
IUPAC Global Women's Breakfast 2024
Virtual Networking and Group Discussion
“Catalyzing Diversity in Science”
8:00 – 9:00 am
Via MS Teams
Meeting link will be sent by email prior to the event
In collaboration with the EWOC Texas chapter and Stepan Company's Women's Networking and EMBRACE (Black employee) Resource Groups, we are pleased to co-host a networking session and group discussion as part of the sixth annual IUPAC Global Women’s Breakfast. To recognize this year’s theme of catalyzing diversity in science, we will be discussing strategies to ensure that diverse voices and ideas are being heard in the scientific community and sharing our challenges and successes.
While we are unable to meet as planned on the official date of the Global Women's Breakfast, we look forward to celebrating #GWB2024 in spirit on International Women's Day instead!
2023 San Jacinto STEM Expo
The ACS-GHS was proud to present a chemistry-based demonstration at San Jacinto College's annual STEM Expo event at San Jacinto College South campus on November 16, 2023. About 250 students participated in the event.
Obiageli Nwosu coordinated the demonstration in collaboration with Hongyi Wang, as well as with the laboratory coordinator for San Jacinto College, and chemistry department Head Connie Gomez.
Building a Legacy of Leadership at the 2024 ACS Leadership Institute
L to R: Falonne Moumbogno (Director), David Germack (Councilor), Obiageli Nwosu (Alternate Councilor)
The Greater Houston section sent new and returning board members as delegates to the 2024 ACS Leadership Institute, an annual conference where ACS leaders come together to learn both management and leadership skills to enable their personal professional growth as ACS leaders. This year's event was held January 26th - 28th in Atlanta, GA. As a 2023 ChemLuminary Award winner, our section was also invited to present a poster describing our award winning activities.
Pictured: Obiageli Nwosu with the GHS Activities Poster
EWOC Terrarium Social
The Texas chapter of Empowering Women in Organic Chemistry (EWOC) is excited to host a Terrarium Social on April 13, 2024 at 10 am. EVERYONE is welcome to join them at the Gilded Gardens in Tomball for a fun terrarium workshop. Cost is $40 to take home your own hand-made living work of art. Mimosas will be provided.
Saturday, April 13, 2024
The Gilded Gardens
301 S Cherry St.
Tomball, TX 77375
Space is limited!
Please send RSVPs and any questions to EWOCTX@ewochem.org
More information: www.thegildedgardens.com
SPE Energy Professionals Hiring Event
The SPE Energy Professionals Hiring Event at the 2024 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) for job seekers and employers is scheduled in-person on:
Thursday, May 9, 2024
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
1 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77054