Bettye Washington Greene Endowed Memorial Lectureship and Career Panel
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This inaugural event of the Bettye Washington Greene Endowed Memorial Lecture Series will honor the legacy of a prominent alumna of the Wayne State University Department of Chemistry. Dr. Bettye Washington Greene was a leader in the field of polymer chemistry and the first African American woman with a Ph.D. in chemistry to be hired by Dow Chemical Company, where she had a long and successful career. The Bettye Washington Greene Endowed Memorial Lecture and Career Panel will provide Wayne State students with the ability to learn about a wide variety of career and research opportunities. The lecture and panel will enable students to network with successful professionals in research-based fields.
- 1:30 pm introductions and brief history of Bettye Washington Greene
- 2:00 pm Keynote Lecture by Clarice Phelps: "In My Element: Taking a Seat at the Periodic Table"
- 3:15 pm Panel discussion: introduction to multiple career paths (Calvin Emanuel; Ivonne Ferrer; Melody Kelley; Patrick Lindsey; Lidaris San Miguel Rivera)
- 4:45 pm Reception and networking