Brigitte Van Tiggelen is Director for European Operations at the Science History Institute, Philadelphia, US and a member of the Centre de Recherche en Histoire des Sciences at the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL), Louvain-la-neuve, Belgium. She graduated both in physics and history, and holds a PhD in physics from the UCL, Belgium. Her main PhD dissertation was devoted to chemistry in the eighteenth century Belgium. Her research interests include topics such as couples and women in science, domestic science and Belgian chemistry. To promote history of science among the general public and especially among secondary school teachers, she has founded Mémosciences, a Belgian non-profit organization that organizes an annual conference cycle on the history of chemistry, scientific conferences, and teacher workshops. She chairs of the Working Party on the History of Chemistry (EuChemS) since 2013 and the Commission for the History of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences (IUHPST) since 2017.