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OWSD has been working hard in Asia and the Pacific since 1997 to improve the number and quality of women scientists. OWSD Vice President Atya Kapley is from India. Our fellowships programme has provided full PhD scholarships to over 50 women from 3 Least Developed Countries in the Asia and Pacific region, namely Bangladesh, Myanmar and Nepal, and students have taken up their scholarships at excellent host institutes in China, India and Malaysia.

Asia & Pacific

Coordinator: Atya Kapley
atya.owsd@gmail.com

Women scientists, especially from low income countries, need recognition and support
 

1689 Members

57 PhD Fellows

3 Early Career Fellows

7 Awardees

39 Countries

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OTHER COUNTRIES

52 Members

Here are all the countries in this region that currently have less than 20 members. To find out more about setting up a national chapter please read the National Chapter Guidelines.

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