Chemists Beyond the Bench

This webinar highlights the experience of three early-career chemists working in market development, science communication, and global policy about their transition from academia into different industries. We will hear from:

Dr. Natalie LaFranzo – Cofactor Genomics, Vice President Market Development (@CheerChemist)

Dr. ‪Fernando Gomollón Bel – Graphene Flagship, Press Co-ordinator (@gomobel)

Dr. Aubrey Paris – US Department of State, Science and Technology Policy Adviser (@Belle_Tucker11)

Resources mentioned by the presenters:

Cofactor Genomics:

C&EN article:

80,000 Hours: and



ACS Career Resources:

Nontraditional Careers for Chemists:

AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowships:

List of additional professional societies that host S&T policy fellowships:

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