Responsibility landed early on the shoulders of Dr Imalka Munaweera. As the eldest of four children, she would care for her three younger brothers and encourage them with their schoolwork.
When Dr Ghada Dushaq was a child, nothing was safe from her prying mind and fingers. If there was a remote control on the coffee table, she would take it apart to figure out how it worked.
Since 2013, the program has awarded and helped elevate the careers of 45 women researchers from 20 countries in the fields of biology, engineering and the physical sciences.
They come from developing countries around the world, and their research is transforming the world we live in. This year’s researchers are in the physical, chemical and mathematical sciences.
OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World View the story Celebrating women in science Twitter Celebrating women in science OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World The winners and organizing team of […]
Every year, we celebrate the five winners of the OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World during a special ceremony at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting. This year, five women scientists […]
Early-career researchers living and working in Bangladesh, Guatemala, Kenya, Sri Lanka, and Yemen have been recognized for their work in engineering, innovation and technology Seattle, February 12, 202o. Five researchers have been named winners of the 2020 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards […]
SEATTLE — Their stories are as fascinating as their science. Five women scientists have traveled here from Bangladesh, Guatamala, Kenya, Sri Lanka and Yemen to be honored for their outstanding contributions in engineering, innovation and technology. On Saturday, they received the […]
A public health researcher is exploring ways to improve primary healthcare’s response to violence against women Nearly one in three women worldwide experience physical or sexual violence from an intimate partner over their lifetime, according to data from the World Health […]