Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Respect (DEIR) Committee of the ACS Puget Sound Section

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

Join a book discussion led by Kate Schultz, Pacific Northwest National Laboratories (PNNL), about the book Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer.

7 pm, Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Register for the Zoom Meeting. Download a flyer.

Robin Kimmerer is a botanist and a member of the Citizen Potawotomi Nation who asks questions of nature with the tools of science. This book is a NYTimes best seller.

Kate Schultz is a data scientist in the Computational Biology Group at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. She conducts research and develops software to advance AI-assisted computational capabilities in areas including in silico drug discovery, computational toxicology, chemical space analysis, and metabolomics. Her research has been published in the Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling and Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. She holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Washington and an M.S. in Computer Science from Northeastern University.

Kate Schultz

Sponsored by the ACS PSS Diversity Equity Inclusion and Respect (DEIR) Committee


Here is information about some past events of the DEIR Committee.

GUMBOS: A Materials Approach to Analytical Chemistry.



DEIR Webinar 2 (November 19, 2020) Recording: Promoting an Inclusive Campus Environment


DEIR Webinar 1 (October 14, 2020) Recording: Promoting Student Success