The first event of the Early Career Network of Commonwealth Chemistry is the organisation of a webinar with inspirational talks on empowerment & personal development of early career chemists titled  ‘Pathways to Success’. This free-to-access webinar will help to develop careers of early career chemists and access networking opportunities. This is now available to watch on demand.

The Early Career Network plans to organise a series of activities to cater for the needs of early career chemists across the commonwealth, in line with the recommendations of the report “A Sustainable Chemistry Workforce for a Sustainable Future’.

During the webinar you will hear from our speakers, who will each give a short talk about their experiences and this will be followed by 30-40 minutes of live Q&A.

Our speakers are:

  • Dr Genevieve Adukpo (Department of Chemistry, University of Cape Coast, Ghana),
  • Dr Joseph C. Bear (Department of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kingston University, London, United Kingdom) 
  • Dr Lydia Rhyman (Computational Chemistry Group, Department of Chemistry, University of Mauritius, Mauritius)

The speakers will discuss:

  • navigating a pathway to success
  • overcoming challenges
  • building integrity within your career
  • career progression