Future Leaders Program

Thank you, 2019 CAS Future Leaders!

"The past two weeks were filled with science, leadership, challenging discussions, and some of the most diverse and awesome people I’ve met in my life."

—Kerry Betz (@chemkerry) on Twitter

"Last week was a turning point in my career thanks to the amazing #CASFutureLeaders program educating 29 researchers about scientific leadership!"

—Farnaz Heidar Zadeh (@farnazhz) on Twitter

"Thanks to all #CASFutureLeaders for making the past 2 weeks among the best in my life! It’s been truly transformative!"

—Andreas Ehnbom (@a_ehnbom) on Twitter

 

"The past two weeks were filled with science, leadership, challenging discussions, and some of the most diverse and awesome people I’ve met in my life."

—Kerry Betz (@chemkerry) on Twitter

"Last week was a turning point in my career thanks to the amazing #CASFutureLeaders program educating 29 researchers about scientific leadership!"

—Farnaz Heidar Zadeh (@farnazhz) on Twitter

"Thanks to all #CASFutureLeaders for making the past 2 weeks among the best in my life! It’s been truly transformative!"

—Andreas Ehnbom (@a_ehnbom) on Twitter

 

2019 CAS Future Leaders Recap

Celebrating its 10th year, the CAS Future Leaders program awards early-career scientists with essential leadership training and a trip to the ACS National Meeting & Exposition. This year, 29 participants from 16 countries took part in programming related to five leadership themes, all designed to help them advance their careers and make meaningful impacts in science.

Join our global network of Ph.D. students and postdoctoral researchers in chemistry and related sciences.

171 alumni
35 countries/regions

Why should I apply?

The CAS Future Leaders program will help you advance your career and make meaningful impacts in science.

  • Connections: Invaluable networking opportunities with peer scientists and renowned leaders
  • Perspectives: Inspiration from science-industry thought leaders, entrepreneurs and professional communicators
  • Insights: Exclusive leadership training and access to the expertise behind SciFindern, the world’s premier scientific information solution

Learn more about why you should apply:

What is the award?

The applicants who best demonstrate academic accomplishment, a commitment to research and an appreciation of scientific information will receive:

  • Paid trip to CAS headquarters in Columbus, OH
  • Paid trip to attend the ACS Fall National Meeting & Exposition
  • 3-year ACS membership
  • Certificate of distinction
  • $1,000 USD

Questions?

Questions about the program? Please contact the CAS Future Leaders team at futureleaders@cas.org.