About Us

The purpose of NOBCChE (National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers) @ Emory is to build a community among minority students  and assist in realizing their full potential in academic, professional, and entrepreneurial pursuits in chemistry, chemical engineering, and other related disciplines. Our broader mission is to develop a culturally responsible and socially active community of black and other minority scientists at Emory and beyond in partnership with the national organization.

Upcoming Events


General Body Meeting 9/12

    • Location: Emerson 363 
    • 6 PM – 7 PM

NSF Fellowship Workshop 10/3

    • Location: White Hall
    • 6 PM – 7 PM

Board Meeting 10/10

    • Location: Atwood 260
    • 6 PM – 7 PM

General Body Meeting 10/17

    • Location: Atwood 370
    • 6 PM – 7 PM

Science Night Outreach 11/21

    • Location: Marietta High School
    • TBD

Barack and Michelle Outreach 12/5

    • Location: Barack and Michelle Obama Academy
    • 2 PM – 4:30 PM

Toomer Elementary Outreach 12/12

    • Location: Toomer Elementary
    • 2 PM – 4:30 PM

General Body Meeting 12/19

    • Location: TBD
    • 6 PM – 7 PM

For more information: Contact any member of the Executive Board

NOBCChE @ Emory encourages all interested students to attend the monthly body Meeting of NOBCChE.

Executive Board


 Ordy Manuela Gnewou

email: ognewou [at] emory [dot] edu

Vice President

Brea Manuel

email: brea [dot] arielle [dot] manuel [at] emory [dot] edu


Tamra Blue

email: tamra [dot] carlicia [dot] blue [at] emory [dot] edu


David Laws

email: david [dot] laws [at] emory [dot] edu


Alyssa Johnson 

email: alyssa [dot] miranda [dot] jonhson [at] emory [dot] edu

Diane Karloff

email: diane [dot] karloff [at] emory [dot] edu

Sam Mckinnon

email: sam [dot] andrew [dot] mckinnon [at] emory [dot] edu

Yannick Boni

email: yannick [dot] takinda [dot] boni [at] emory [dot] edu


Kimberly Marroquin

email: kimberly [dot] marroquin [at] emory [dot] edu

Undergraduate Representative

Glory Onajobi

email: glory [dot] onajobi [at] emory [dot] edu


Interested in being a part of NOBCChE @ Emory? Contact any member of our outreach team!