1. Title Women in Chemistry : our role models from past to present
- Special Exhibition at Womenfs Archives Center, National Womenfs Education Center of Japan
2. IYC interests › ‡@Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
œ ‡AEncourage interest of young people in chemistry
› ‡BGenerate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry
œ ‡CCelebrate the role of women in chemistry
3. Short description The exhibition overviews history of Japanese female chemists, their education, career in chemistry and achievements and considers womenfs career development in science.
4. Audience secondary schools students, school children, general public
5. Topic Exhibition
6. Long description Celebrating International Year of Chemistry and the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to Marie Curie, the fourth Special Exhibition of Womenfs Archives Center overviews history of Japanese female chemists-their education, career in chemistry and achievements and considers womenfs career development in science.
By introducing role models of women in chemistry from past to present, the exhibition aims to encourage girls to study science and provides an opportunity to consider a gender-equal society.

Exhibition title: Women in Chemistry : our role models from past to present
Exhibition period: 29 August - 6 November 2011
Venue: Womenfs Archives Center at National Womenfs Education Center of Japan
7. Sponsors National Womenfs Education Center of Japan

8. Contact detail

EmailFinfodiv@nwec.jp
Name:Ms. Ryoko Akamine
Organization or affiliations:National Womenfs Education Center of Japan
Phone :+81-493-62-6727
Country,City:Janan,Saitama