Do you know a promising early career woman scientist in a developing area (Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean)? Nominate her for this award by September 30th! It includes a cash prize of $5K and an all-expense paid trip to the AAAS Conference in February. This could be a game-changing experience for someone! Please pass this along!
From announcement: http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/authored_newsitem.cws_home/company...
|The Elsevier Foundation, TWAS, and OWSD Launch Awards Recognizing Women Scientists in Developing Countries|
|Celebrating the achievements of early career women scientists creates role models, critical to retaining top talent and building a stronger research culture in developing countries|
Amsterdam, July 19, 2012 – The Elsevier Foundation, the academy of sciences for the developing world (TWAS) and the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) announced today the launch of an awards program recognizing talented early career women scientists from Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. Each winner will be celebrated for their research excellence and receive a cash prize of US$5,000 at the annual American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) conference in February 2013. In addition, winners will be reimbursed the full cost of attending the conference (including travel, accommodation and registration). The 2013 awards focus on life scientists and nominations will be accepted through Sept 30th.