Welcome to OWSD
OWSD, formerly TWOWS, is the first international forum uniting women scientists from the developing and developed worlds with the objective of strengthening their role in the development process and promoting their representation in scientific and technological leadership.
Five chemists were honoured on 15 February with Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World. Their research looks to nature for ways to address cancer, malaria and other medical problems.
February 3-6, 2014. Participants from Argentina, China, France, Kenya, the Netherlands, South Africa, Sudan, Sweden, UK, and USA travelled to OWSD headquarters in Trieste for 4 days of meetings to discuss strategies and goals for the imminent launch of the GenderInSITE Campaign.
Architects’ training offers a model of how avoiding gender bias can be instilled into scientists, says Shirley Malcom.
'Women Scientists in a Quest for Sustainability and Development' is the title of the OWSD Fifth General Assembly and International Conference to be held in Cuernavaca, Mexico from 17-20 September 2014. All OWSD Members are invited to submit their papers by 29 November 2013.