Swiss Women in Chemistry

Under the umbrella of the Swiss Chemical Society, the aim of the 'Swiss Women in Chemistry (SWC)' is to facilitate networking and provide a supportive community for female chemists in Switzerland at all career stages. SWC is open to all female scientists of Switzerland across the diverse fields of chemistry, life sciences, and biotechnology, coming from academia, industry, and government.

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Objectives and Main Activities
The aims of the Swiss Women in Chemistry Network are
  • Generating visibility for female chemists through a professional network for women at all stages of their career, from senior executives to junior scientists.
  • Providing an open platform for the exchange of ideas and experiences.
  • Supporting young female researcher in their professional development through a mentoring program.
  • Collaborating with other organizations and corporations through various networking events.
Main Activities
  • Organize mentors-mentees dinners in the Remandie, the Basel and the Zurich region
  • Publish community news on the website, in CHIMIA and the social media channels.
  • Facilitate access to female experts for lectures, media communications and panel discussions.