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

Upcoming Events for Fall 2020

General Body Meeting: Battling Imposter Syndrome Workshop
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What: Do you struggle with feelings of belonging? Do you have trouble saying, “I am good enough to be here”? If so, you may be experiencing imposter syndrome. This workshop aims to address those doubts and identify skills to boost self-confidence. Dr. Cynthia Whitehead-Laboo is the Associate Director of CAPS and will lead us in a discussion on “Battling Imposter Syndrome.”
WhenTomorrow, November 17th | 5:00-6:00 PM (EST)
Where: NOBCChE General Body Meeting [Zoom Code: 965 6613 4492 | Password:

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For more information: Contact any member of the Executive Board

NOBCChE @ Emory encourages all interested students to attend our virtual general body meetings

Executive Board


Tamra Blue

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

Vice President

Brea Manuel

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


Adrian Demeritte

email: adrian [dot] richard [dot] demeritte [at] emory [dot] edu


David Laws

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


Diane Karloff

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

Christina Lester

email: christina [dot] mae [dot] lester [at] emory [dot] edu


Zakiria Mays

email: zakiria [dot] brishuna [dot] mays [at] emory [dot] edu

Undergraduate Chair

Stacey Jones

email: stacey [dot] kendall [dot] jones [at] emory [dot] edu


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