Professional Development Skills
Since 2020, the IYCN Conference Presence Committee has been hosting and organizing aseries of virtual workshops focusing on professional development skills aimed atempowering early-career chemists in advancing their career development. For that, wecounted on the active participation of a great and diverse line-up of invited speakers fromaround the world, denoting different backgrounds and expertise, who kindly shared theirknow-how, knowledge and expertise. The topics of the workshops include “sciencecommunication, science outreach, scientific writing and publishing, grant writing,management of science and innovation, building a successful online presence, diversity ofcareer paths in chemistry, diversity and inclusion across the chemical sciences, building asuccessful online presence, and chemists transforming science: from the lab bench to business.
Fatima MustafaProject Co-Leader
Joao BorgesProject Co-Leader
The professional development workshop series provides you with tips to enhance your career in various aspects including scientific and grant writing, building a successful online presence (CV, LinkedIn, etc), science communication and outreach, innovation, careers in chemistry, and diversity and inclusion across the chemical sciences.