OWSD has been working hard to improve the number and quality of women scientists in the Latin America and Caribbean region. Our Vice President Jana Rodriguez Hertz is from Uruguay. The OWSD fellowships programme has 9 host institutes in 3 LAC countries. OWSD partner programme GenderInSITE has a very strong presence in the region based at the Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO) in Argentina.

Latin America & Caribbean

Coordinator: Jana Hertz Rodriguez

Women in this region face specific challenges in becoming scientists at a high level.

754 Members

9 Awardees

31 Countries



37 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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