Founded in 1876 and chartered by the U.S. Congress, the American Chemical Society is the world’s largest scientific society. The society's mission is to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners for the benefit of Earth and its people. The society's vision is to improve people’s lives through the transforming power of chemistry.
The Society's mission is to advance the science of biochemistry and molecular biology and to promote the understanding of the molecular nature of life processes through: Publication of scientific and educational journals; Organization of scientific meetings; Advocacy for funding of basic research and education; Support of science education at all levels; And promoting the diversity of individuals entering the scientific workforce.
The mission of MAES is to promote, cultivate, and honor excellence in education and leadership among Latino engineers and scientists. MAES aims to be the foremost Latino organization for the development of STEM leaders in the academic, executive, and technical communities.
NOBCChE is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to assisting black and other minority students and professionals in fully realizing their potential in academic, professional, and entrepreneurial pursuits in chemistry, chemical engineering, and allied fields.
SACNAS – Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science – is an inclusive organization dedicated to fostering the success of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans, from college students to professionals, in attaining advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in STEM.