The Chemistry WISE team provides a networking resource for women graduate students and post-docs in the department, with the goal of increasing the recruitment and retention of women, and improving the climate for all chemists.

WISE, 2018

Sadie award

2015-2017 WISE TA, Sadie Otte, with her son Ash, receives her Sharon L. Doherty Student Leadership Award


Upcoming events

January 18, 2018


Our first WISE event for 2018 was held on Jan 12th, 2018 to a huge success. Prof Lee Penn from our department led a microaggression workshop, teaching, encouraging and empowering all in the department to handle microaggression. If you are an attendee of the workshop and would like a copy of her slides, please email to wisechem@umn.edu.


Upcoming events

CWC lunch


Funding for WISE events has been provided by grants received from the UMN Department of Chemistry and Office of Equity and Diversity Women's Center