Reflections on Careers Oral History Videos



Burrows describes her initial endeavors in promoting maternity leave policies in university settings.

Nelson describes her innovative approaches to teaching in regards to female students with children.



Newman discusses flexibility in juggling her family life and work.

Catalyst Series: Women in Chemistry

Women in Chemistry

Follow the adventures of eight leading women in chemistry and celebrate their life-changing, chance-taking, thrill-seeking love of science. 

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The Center for Oral History captures and preserves the stories of notable figures in chemistry and related fields, with over 425 oral histories that deal with various aspects of science, of scientists, and of scientific practices. For more information please visit CHF’s Oral History Program or e-mail oralhistory@