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The Elsevier Foundation not only provides book donation programs, but it also has a special grant system where it requests for proposals and selects organizatons to provide them with the ‘Innovative Libraries Grants’ in Developing Countries. Read more on fundsforngos.com.

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In 2010, with the help of the Elsevier Foundation, the International Council of Nurses and Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) convened a seminal group of 21 international experts in nursing, migration and economics at the Global Summit on Nurse Faculty […]

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In a recent study, researchers at Yale University demonstrated that both male and female faculty staff valued men more than women. When asked to judge applicants for a job as lab manager, female and male professors rated male applicants more […]

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To address inequalities in work-family balance among STEM professors and to retain women in science fields, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln held a STEM Family Friendly Writing Retreat last year in June. Faculty members participated from throughout the US and Canada. […]

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Globally, 285 million people are blind or visually impaired , two-thirds of them women and 90% live in developing countries. Poverty and blindness are often linked: people who are blind are less likely to go to school or to work. […]

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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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Developing leaders is a difficult enterprise, at best. It takes people who have experienced and practiced leadership, who have honed their own skills enough to recognize leaders and then teach what leadership is all about. And, of course, it takes willing […]

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A 2012 report called Scorecard on Gender Equality in the Knowledge Society found that the number of women in the science, technology and innovation fields is “alarmingly low” in the world’s leading economies, and is on the decline in others, […]

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A new report features examples of novel approaches to supporting women’s career progression, especially in the early stages.  Titled From Ideas to Markets: the Gender Factor, it shows how gender can make research more meaningful and open up new markets for scientific […]

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In recognition of Women’s History Month, Elsevier Connect is honoring women in science by presenting a variety of stories and resources. You can find them on this page, which we will continue to update. Please feel free to share your […]