NDEW 2017

NDEW is a two-day event and is an effort led by OXIDE.  We invite researchers from the physical sciences, social science, psychology and management sectors to discuss research and efforts towards improving diversity equity within the field of Chemistry. The majority of the participants are chairs and chair representatives from the roughly top-50 research Chemistry departments in the country. Information about previous NDEWs and related workshops, including reports and presentation slides, can be found on the workshop page.

Keynote Speakers

  • Dr. Rochelle Long, Director, Pharmacology, Physiology, & Biological Chemistry Division, NIH NIGMS  (lunch, April 24, 2017)
  • Pres. Freeman A. Hrabowski IIIUniversity of Maryland at Baltimore County (dinner, April 24, 2017)
  • Dr. Bruce Garrett, Director, Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, & Biosciences (CSGB) Division, DOE (lunch, April 25, 2017)
  • Prof. Angela WilsonDirector, Division of Chemistry, NSF (dinner, April 25, 2017)
Speakers Presenting:
Focus Session I
Focus Session II
Focus Session III
Focus Session IV 
Addressing and Changing Climate
URM Climate and Solutions
Org. and Mgmt. of Diversity
Diversity Solutions

Kathrin Zippel

Larry R. Dalton

Modupe Akinola

Mica Estrada

Erin Kelly

Erik Sorensen

Lorenzo Baber

Laurel Smith-Doerr

Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton

Miguel Garcia-Garibay

Mark Nagy

Joseph Whittaker


OXIDE's presentation for faculty meetings or as pptx
NDEW 2017 Recommendations for chairs
Presentations by author & title


Workshop dates: April 24 - 25, 2017 
Location: Washington, DC Area 
Venue: The Westin Arlington Gateway
OXIDE Board meeting (by invitation): April 23, 2017 
NDEW 2017: Agenda
OXIDE Travel Reimbursement Policy
Participant Directory

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding NDEW 2017 or OXIDE, please contact: 

Prof. Rigoberto HernandezNDEW 2017 Chair & OXIDE Director 
Dr. Dontarie Stallings, NDEW 2017 Co-Chair & OXIDE Research and Program Manager
Dr. Srikant Iyer, OXIDE Assistant Research and Program Manager