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Success stories

Inspiring OWSD Members

Here, we bring you the stories of some outstanding OWSD members who have overcome obstacles, faced challenges and, against the odds, achieved their goals. Now, these women scientists influence and inspire others; read about them below.

Simone Badal

Latin America & Caribbean Jamaica, W.I.

Winning this award opened many doors for me. It has led to success in acquiring local funding.
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Tabassum Mumtaz

Asia & Pacific Bangladesh

OWSD has provided tremendous support in shaping my career as a researcher, science ambassador, role model for women scientists and a "think high" human being.
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