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Women are poorly represented in science, and in most areas of engineering, despite legal requirements for equal opportunity in many countries. Major reasons for this include a lack of opportunity for education, advanced training and meaningful employment. Even where these […]

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During the last 10 years, the number of female PhD graduates in Europe has been growing at twice the rate of that of men, with 49% of PhD degrees being now awarded to women. In the US it is 50%. […]

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Each year, the Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World recognize talented scientists from Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean whose work could contribute to life-saving knowledge and therapies worldwide. The prizes rotate […]

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Research excellence nominations accepted through September 15 to support research, build capacity and inspire a new generation of women scientists in the developing world Amsterdam, April 10, 2013  The Elsevier Foundation, the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing […]

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Five researchers received the 2013 Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World for pioneering work that could contribute to life-saving research in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. The prizes were […]

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Recognition of early-career women scientists helps to support medical research, build strong research cultures, and inspire a new generation Boston, February 16, 2013 – Five medical and life science researchers from Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the […]

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Succeeding in the competitive world of science is challenging under the best of circumstances. But women scientists in countries with scarce resources and competing cultural expectations face significant additional obstacles as they strive to excel at careers in science. A […]

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AsianScientist (Aug. 1, 2012) – By: Eva Aguilar – A new awards program has been launched to recognize the talent of women from the developing world’s scientifically weakest countries who are at the early stages of their science careers. The program […]

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Despite gains over the past decade, women globally lag behind men in Internet usage, the science and engineering workforce, and leadership positions, reflecting a troubling divide in the emerging knowledge economy, according to research presented at the AAAS Annual Meeting. […]