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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.
In 2006, the InterAcademy Council published a report titled, ‘Women for Science: An advisory report’ geared at providing information and recommendations to academies of science on the importance of full inclusion of women in science, technology and innovation (STI) activities. ...
Topics: Women in Science
Project Type: Study
Latest Update: 5 Dec 2013
26 Nov 2013
The international conference, sponsored by IAP, is organized by NASIC from 26 - 29 November 2013 at the Pakistan Academy of Sciences in Islamabad ...
Women entrepreneurship can play a vital role in building the economy of developing countries. Women, being half of the world population, are still an underutilized talent in general, and their role in entrepreneurship implanting new technologies in particular. The technological changes have ...
Topics: Women in Science, Young Scientists
Project Type: Conference
Latest Update: 25 Nov 2013
Flyer of the international conference organized by NASIC and supported by IAP, Islamabad , Pakistan, November 2013
Resource Added: 22 Nov 2013
Latest Update: 22 Nov 2013
21 Oct 2013
The BBC picks up IANAS publication "Women Scientists of the Americas: their inspiring stories"
Enabling and enhancing the participation of women in S&T: led by the network InterAmerican Network of Academies of Sciences (IANAS) and IAP member academies in Brazil and the US, this project aims to develop a strategic plan for structuring a Women for Science working group for the Americas, its relation to individual academies through its focal points, and its intersections with all other IAP programs and projects in the region. In parallel it will build a regional resource database and enhancing visibility of women in science throughout the region.
Topics: Women in Science, Science Education
Completed On: 27 Sep 2013
6 Sep 2013
IANAS - an IAP-Affiliated Regional Network has collated inspiring stories by women scientists in the Americas. These women relate their dreams, motivations and the story behind their significant achievements in diverse fields of scientific research, in which they overcame numerous barriers and obstacles
28 Jun 2013
The Network of Academies of Sciences in OIC Countries (NASIC) is organizing an International Conference on Entrepreneurship for young Women and using of New Technologies: Issues and Challenges 7-8 November, 2013, in collaboration with Pakistan Academy of Sciences in Islamabad, Pakistan.
28 Mar 2013
The booklet - published by IAP Affiliated Network IANAS - was released on 8 March 2013, as part of the celebrations of International Women's Day. Follow the link to download the publication in PDF format ...
22 Feb 2013
Follow the link for further updates to online agenda and resource pages with information on participants, side events, options for posters and display material and important logistical information...
Zimbabwe Academy of Sciences (ZAS), Zambia Academy of Sciences (ZaAS)and Network of African Science Academies NASAC) focus on the dissemination of the ‘Inquiry-Based Science Education: Increasing Participation of Girls in Science in sub-Saharan Africa’ policymakers booklet produced ...
Topics: Women in Science, Science Education, Young Scientists
Project Type: Workshop
Latest Update: 12 Dec 2012
1 Oct 2012
IAP Member, Academia de Ciencias Físicas, Matemáticas y Naturales de Venezuela hosted the Ceremony for the first IANAS-OWSD Prize awarded to PhD chemistry student, Clarimar Camacho on 2 August 2012. The Prize, financially supported by IAP, enables the winner to enrich her PhD ...
An AASSA Regional Workshop
Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences
Resource Added: 8 Oct 2012
Latest Update: 8 Oct 2012
1 Dec 2011
Reporting of the Wfs working-group on the progress made in implementing the recommendations in their respective academies
5 December 2011 – 6 December 2011
The Workshop aims to facilitate:
1. Reporting of the Wfs working-group to NASAC and OWSD on the progress made in implementing the recommendations in their respective academies (based on the recommendations made during the Wfs Workshop held in 2009); and
2. Charting a way forward on ...
AAS/NASAC Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya
IANAS - the InterAmerican Network of Academies of Sciences
Topics: Women in Science, Science Education, Water, Development
Project Type: Network
Latest Update: 7 Sep 2011
16 Feb 2011
Visit the new OWSDW website -
22 Jun 2010
Nature publishes an article by former IAP Co-Chair, Yves Quéré, who urges all scientific academies to welcome women and young scientists, and to take part in public and political discourse.
14 November 2009 – 15 November 2009
NASIC International Conference on Gender Participation in the Development of Science, Dhaka, 14 -15 November 2009, hosted by the Bangladesh Academy of Sciences.
30 November 2009 – 1 December 2009
The NASAC IAP/IAC Workshop on the Recommendations of the IAC Study “Women for Science”, hosted by the African Academy of Sciences (AAS), took place from 30 Nov. -1 Dec. 2009 in Nairobi, Kenya.
African Academy of Sciences (AAS)
20 April 2009 – 21 April 2009
The symposium was organized with the support of IAP, the Mexican National Council on Science and Technology (CONACYT) and ICSU's Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (ICSU-LAC).
Mexican Academy of Sciences
Mexico City, Mexico