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Nigerian Women in Chemistry celebrate IUPAC 2020 Global Women Breakfast in Lagos, Rivers, Abuja, Osun and others.

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Every female chemist and scientist should be part of this! Join women chemical scientists all over the world to participate in the IUPAC 2020 Global Women’s Breakfast (GWB2020) coming up on Wednesday, February 12, 2020.


This annual event enables Women Chemists globally to connect with each other in a meaningful way to support their professional aspirations. The theme for GWB2020 is “Bonding to create future leaders” focusing on quality leadership development.

  • Who should attend #GWB2020?
  • Women and Girls in Chemistry and related Chemical Sciences profession;
  • All Female Chemistry lecturers, teachers, postgraduate and undergraduate and high school science students in universities, polytechnics, colleges and secondary schools;
  • Female chemical scientists, technologists and researchers in Scientific organizations, research institutes & laboratories;
  • Female scientific officers, chemical engineers, industrialists, administrators in Government MDAs and Industries;
  • Interested male chemical scientists and CSN leaders.

Special features at the Breakfast include: seminars, soft skills acquisition, quality interaction and of course ‘breakfast meal’. Eminent chemistry professors, accomplished female chemists, experienced administrators and industrialists are lined up as guests and keynote speakers at various chapters.

At the international level, the event is coordinated by Prof. Mary Carson and Dr. Laura McConnell. You can contact them via e-mail on

In Nigeria, Dr. Cynthia Ibeto of University of Nigeria, Nsukka is the National Coordinator, Women in Chemistry, with other state coordinators at various Chemical Society of Nigeria (CSN) Chapters nationwide.

It’s important to note that all events hold same day, WEDNESDAY, 12th February, 2020 but at different venues and time, across the country.

Osun Women in Chemistry Breakfast holds at Bowen University, Iwo

Check out the venues, time and coordinators’ contacts for your state chapter below:

*Cross River State Chapter- Chemistry Department, University of Calabar; 10am-12noon; Contact: 09064011754, 08062893734, 07069448090, 08184221148.

*Osun State Chapter– Seminar Room, Chemistry Building, Bowen University, Iwo; 9:00am-10:00am; 08100731096, 08034547104.

*Benue State Chapter– CIPESS Boardroom, Engineering Complex, Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi; 10am-12noon; Contact: 07065488133, 08036808020, 07035468721.

*Rivers State Chapter– Ministry of Women Affairs Auditorium, Port-Harcourt; 10:30am-12:30pm; Contact: 08033098983, 08060724146, 08035811706, 08038960532.

*Enugu State Chapter- Dean’s Conference Room, Faculty of Physical Sciences, University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN); 10am; 08039513896

*Akwa-Ibom State Chapter– Multipurpose Hall, University of Uyo, Uyo; 9:00am; 08032278752

*Lagos State Chapter– Conference Hall, ICCON Building, 443 Herbert Macaulay Way, Yaba, Lagos; 8:00am-10:00am; 08033353757, 08023249805.

*Delta Chapter– Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Efurun; 11am; 08023243514, 07037166612;

*Abuja Chapter– Conference Hall, Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN), Agric. Research House, Mabushi, Abuja; 10am;

*Imo State Chapter– Chemistry Department, Imo State University, Owerri; 10am;

*Ondo State Chapter– Old Senate Chamber, Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), 11am; 08033700035, 08033358199.

*Kaduna State Chapter– Conference/Seminar Room, Post-Graduate School, Kaduna State University; 10:00am.

*Wukari-Taraba State Chapter– Chemical Sciences Staff Office, Federal University, Wukari; 10am.

*Oyo State Chapter– NLT Chemistry Department, University of Ibadan, Ibadan; 10am.

*Plateau State Chapter- Board ,Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Jos; 4:00-6:00pm; You can contact: 080658569798, 08025856742, 08140614366.

*Abia State Chapter– Women’s Breakfast holds at ACB Room 15, Michael Opara University of Agriculture, Umudike; 10:00am-12:00noon.

Women in Chemistry, Nigeria is a wing of Chemical Society of Nigeria (CSN). Prof. S.O. Okeniyi, National President, CSN encourages every female chemist to actively engage in Women in Chemistry activities.

For general information and update on other chapters, kindly contact, National Coordinator, Women in Chemistry, Nigeria on: +234 803 951 3896.

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