Save the Date for #GWB2023
“Breaking Barriers in Science” on February 14!

On February 14, 2023 we will be “Breaking Barriers in Science” by including groups from all areas of science as part of the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development.

Don’t miss this opportunity to expand your professional network across disciplines and across the world.

Subscribe now to the GWB2023 newsletter to be kept updated on the latest events and news!

See Highlights From GWB2022

Wow, 2022 was a great year for the GWB! More than 30,000 people participated in 400 breakfast events across 75 countries. Check out the results of our organizers’ survey in order to see how the GWB is making a difference.


Click on the markers or browse events to find a global breakfast event near you.

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GWB 2023

@Green Room

Global Women Breakfast and ODS 2030

@Institute of Chemistry - Sao Paulos State University

IUPAC Global Women's Breakfast

@McGill University

Desayuno Global de Mujeres IUPAC 2023 "Rompiendo barreras en la Química" - Chile.




International seminar

@Department of chemistry , ISR ,IPS Academy Indore



GWB-2023 " Breaking Barriers in Science" with "Navyuga Kanya Mahavidyalaya"

@Dr Neha Agrawal

Kyoto University GWB 2023

@Institute for Chemical Research

Kimia Lestari

@Zooom meeting and Hotel UiTM

IUPAC [email protected] 2023

@School of Chemical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia

Desayuno Global de Mujeres en la Ciencia

@Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua

Otago NZIC branch breakfast

@University of Otago, Staff Club

Foresighting key agents of change: STEMM Women in the middle

@Exchange & Linkages Programmes Unit, University of Port Harcourt Nigeria

Breaking Barriers in Science

@National Open University of Nigeria, Ibadan Study Center, Main Hall


@Faculty of Natural Sciences Hall, Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, Nigeria

Family, Wellness and Work Balance for Women in STEMM Discipline

@Hall of Department of Chemistry/Zoom meeting

Graduate Students Breakfast Meeting

@Zoom meeting

Women in Chemists breakfast

@Adamantane House, Institute of Chemistry Ceylon

Global women's breakfast Tanzania: Let's break the barriers and gap.

@University of Dar es Salaam

Global Women's Breakfast UT-Dallas

@800 West Campbell Rd Richardson, TX 75080 United States

Global Women's Breakfast with BaylorWISE

@East Village Dining Hall at Baylor University

Breaking Barriers in Chemistry

@Zoom meeting
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"GWB has fostered networking and collaboration amongst Women Chemists in Nigeria"

Dr. Cynthia Ibeto
University of Nigeria Nsukka, Enugu, Nigeria
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"The GWB engenders equity in more ways than one can imagine. Participating in organizing the international event helps me think more critically in life and in the workplace as I learn to recognize implicit biases that are inherent to us."

Dr. Fun Man Fung
National University of Singapore, Singapore
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"The Global Women's Breakfast event has increased my visibility and reputation in promoting gender equity and diversity at the workplace."

Dr. Hooi-Ling Lee
Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
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GWB has been a great event for exchange among women chemists who shared their experience in different countries. A truly inspiring occasion for empowering gender and cultural diversity in chemistry across borders.

Dr. Silvia Borsacchi
ICCOM-CNR, Pisa and NAO-CNR, Italy
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We know how important it is for career progression to have access to networks, role models, mentors and sponsors. The IUPAC Global Women’s Breakfast provides these opportunities, driving change towards gender equality in the chemical sciences, and the Royal Society of Chemistry is proud to continue its sponsorship of this important annual event.

Dr Helen Pain CSci CChem FRSC
Chief Executive, Royal Society of Chemistry, London, UK

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