ACS Publications Symposium: Innovation in Measurement Science
Attending the ACS Publications Symposium on Innovation in Measurement Science?
Join ACS on Campus Friday, June 25, for a session featuring 10 tips you can implement right away to advocate for your career. You’ve seen Analytical Chemistry‘s Diversity and Inclusion Cover Art Series – now Associate Editor Christy L. Haynes and the first featured artist, Jeanita S. Pritchett, will lead a deeper dive into career advocacy. If you’re ready to make your next move, reach your career goals, and take advantage of the latest ACS Resources, don’t miss this session.
The event is FREE and open to all students and researchers attending the Innovation in Measurement Science symposium! Note: you will need a free ACS ID to register.
Promoting and Advocating for Your Career
Dr. Christy L. Haynes, Associate Editor, Analytical Chemistry
Dr. Jeanita Pritchett, Artist, “See it. Believe it. BECOME it!”
Jeanita S. Pritchett, Ph.D.
Leadership Coach | STEM Educator | Chemist | Speaker | DE&I Advocate | Entrepreneur
Dr. Jeanita Pritchett is an Academic Program Manager and a Leadership Coach within the federal government. She began her career as a Research Chemist working on developing Standard Reference Materials for clinical, food, and forensics related projects. Prior to her current role, she also worked as a scientific advisor in the federal government and an Embassy Science Fellow for Scifest Africa located in Makhanda, South Africa. Throughout her career, she has remained dedicated to STEM education and inspiring the next generation of STEM professionals. She created a career coaching program for postdocs within her current organization to help them gain clarity about their goals and elevate them towards the next step in their careers. Since its inception in 2018, there have been over 60 participants in the career coaching program. She has over 15 years of experience teaching and currently works as an Adjunct Lecturer of General Chemistry at Montgomery College. Outside of her full-time work, Dr. Pritchett founded JSP Coaching and Consulting, LLC, a firm that provides leadership and career coaching resources for STEM professionals and organizations. Further, she co-founded Facilitate 2 Motivate (F2M), LLC, a consulting firm focused on helping early- and mid-career professionals achieve success on their own terms. F2M also plays a pivotal role in improving overall organizational cultures through developing diversity, inclusion, and equity strategies and facilitated trainings. As the founder of STEAM Forward! Academy, she also encourages K-12 youth to pursue STEAM (STEM + Arts) subjects with confidence, curiosity, and a genuine sense of belonging through hands-on learning experiences. From inspiring youth to empowering leaders, Dr. Pritchett strives to help others find their place in STEM. Dr. Pritchett has been the recipient of numerous awards and is a highly sought-after consultant, speaker, and coach. Most recently, she had the distinct honor of having her painting, See it. Believe it. BECOME IT!, featured on the cover of the prestigious research journal Analytical Chemistry. She obtained a B.S. in Chemistry from Tennessee State University, a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Illinois at Chicago, an Executive Certificate in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University, and an Executive Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion at Cornell University.
Christy Haynes, Ph.D.
Associate Editor, Analytical Chemistry
Distinguished McKnight University Professor, University of Minnesota
Christy Haynes is the Distinguished McKnight University Professor at the University of Minnesota where she leads the Haynes Research Group, a lab dedicated to applying analytical and nanomaterials chemistry in the context of biomedicine, ecology, and toxicology. Professor Haynes completed her undergraduate work at Macalester College in 1998 and earned a Ph.D. in chemistry at Northwestern University in 2003 under the direction of Richard P. Van Duyne. Before joining the faculty at the University of Minnesota in 2005, Haynes performed postdoctoral research in the laboratory of R. Mark Wightman at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Among many honors, she has been recognized as an Alfred P. Sloan Fellow, a Searle Scholar, a Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, and a National Institutes of Health “New Innovator.” In addition to wide recognition for her research contributions, including over 200 peer-review publications, she has been recognized by her university as an Outstanding Postdoctoral Mentor and the Sara Evans Faculty Woman Scholar/Leader Award. Professor Haynes is currently the Associate Head of the University of Minnesota Department of Chemistry, the Associate Director of the National Science Foundation-funded Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology, and an Associate Editor for the journal Analytical Chemistry.