Global Women in Chemistry Breakfast

On February 12 Saint Mary’s hosted Empowering Women in Chemistry: A Global Networking Event in celebration of 100 years of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) and the international year of the Periodic Table.

Global Women's Breakfast events were organized around the world, starting in New Zealand and ending in Hawaii. The Halifax event, one of 10 in Canada, was linked by video to others in Canada. Dr. Mita Dasog was the keynote speaker, followed by a panel discussion with Dr. Danielle Tokarz and panellists Dr. Clarissa Sit, Dr. Jetsuda Areephong, Ms. Barbara Goodall and Ms. Reem Karaballi. 

 Thanks to Dr. Christa Brosseau for organizing this successful event at Saint Mary’s!