Elsevier Foundation Awards 2011 Grants to Advance Women in Science and Support Libraries in Developing Countries
Amsterdam, January 10, 2012 – The Elsevier Foundation announced today the 2011 grant recipients for the Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries and New Scholars award programs. In total, $650,000 has been committed to nine institutions around the world in addition to seven ongoing multiyear grants and the Nurse Faculty program. The Elsevier Foundation is funded by Elsevier, a global provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services.
“Each of the diverse projects supported by the Elsevier Foundation has the potential for an immediate and enduring impact on our health and science communities,” said David Ruth, Executive Director of the Elsevier Foundation and Senior Vice President Global Communications, Elsevier. “We welcome the chance to support these organizations’ efforts to foster new ways to leverage science and health information for development and to facilitate career development in STM fields.”