OWSD has been working hard in the Arab region since 1997 to increase the number and participation of women scientists. OWSD Vice President, Nashwa Eassa is from Sudan. Our fellowships programme has provided full PhD scholarships to over 40 women from Sudan and Yemen. We have 7 host institutes in 4 Arab countries. It is our goal to increase the influence of Arab women in designing and implementing scientific research.

Arab Countries

Coordinator: Nashwa Eassa

There are many women scientists in the Arab world who aspire to make a change, through their work and their research

1103 Members

23 PhD Fellows

30 PhD Graduates

8 Awardees

In 17 Countries



27 Members

1 PhD Fellow

There is no OWSD national chapter in this country at present. To find out more about setting up a national chapter please read the National Chapter Guidelines.

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