Who We Are
Chemists Without Borders is a public benefit, non-profit international humanitarian organization designed to alleviate human suffering through the use of proven chemical technologies and related skills. Our primary goals include, but are not limited to, offering expertise, knowledge, and solutions by mobilizing our global chemists to:
- Develop self-reliance models.
- Provide expertise and resources of chemists as needed and requested by NGOs.
- Organize around sharable processes and activities.
- Partner through social entrepreneurs and humanitarian organizations.
- Engage in Centers of Excellence: water analysis and purification, climate, quality medicines, science information & education.
- Education for LIFE!!!!
- Understand the science behind the needs.
- Promote science-based solutions.
- Add informed voices to help prevent future humanitarian crises.
Our goals for every living being include
We envision a global support network of volunteers providing mentoring, information and advice to ensure every person, everywhere, has affordable, consistent and persistent access to:
Chemists Without Borders is an equal opportunity 501(c)(3) organization.
Chemists Without Borders is not in any way affiliated with Doctors Without Borders. Doctors Without Borders is a registered trademark of Bureau International de Médecins Sans Frontières.
Dr. Steve Chambreau
Steve, who received his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from UC Riverside, is a Research Scientist in the Propellants Branch at the Air Force Research Laboratory at Edwards Air Force Base. Steve is a Co-Founder of Chemists Without Borders and has served as Vice-President (2005-2013), President (2013-2015) and on the Board of Directors (2005-2015). As President, he provided support and oversight to organization’s projects, was involved in membership and volunteer management, and assisted with fundraising, public relations and newsletter publications. He retired from his roles as Director and President in January 2016 but continues his support in various aspects. In his spare time, Steve teaches aikido and enjoys cycling and playing the violin. Click here to view his professional profile on LinkedIn.
Dr. Bego Gerber
Bego was educated at Heriot-Watt University in Scotland and has Master’s and Doctoral degrees from the University of California Santa Barbara. He is Managing Director of Business Development International and is an Executive Associate accredited by the Institute for Independent Business. His expertise ranges from academic medical research to patented new product development; and from idea processing and information management, to entrepreneurial lifestyle marketing and the development of B-Quadrant businesses on the Internet. He also spent many years as a passionate court appointed special advocate for abused and neglected children. As a Co-Founder of Chemists Without Borders, he focuses on board development, public relations and partnerships. Click here to view his professional profile on LinkedIn.
Dr. Bego Gerber
Dr. Bego Gerber
Dr. Bego Gerber (Chairman)
Dr. Achal Garg
Our Sponsors and Partners
The power is in the network. The greatest things can only be achieved when joining forces with inspired individuals and organizations. Together we can brainstorm, innovate, design solutions and execute them!
Existing Partners & Collaborators:
Chemists Without Borders invites you to leverage our global membership and increase the resources to your organization or institution. If your goals align with ours and you would like to collaborate with us, contact us.
MERYT Catalysts & Innovation
MERYT Catalysts & Innovation is passionate about helping customers reduce their catalyst and energy costs and optimize production processes. This work improves environmental outcomes by reducing energy consumption and CO 2 emissions. Thanks to these efforts the company has been awarded “Best Oil & Gas Energy Saving Technology Provider 2019 – Spain” by Corporate Vision Magazine.
Founder and owner, Dr Meritxell Vila, is a strong advocate for the work of Chemists Without Borders. She has promoted the work of Chemists Without Borders through her company website and a conference presentation.
Learn more about Meryt here.
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