News & Events Filter by: Event News Region - Any -AfricaLatin America & CaribbeanArab CountriesAsia & PacificOther Countries News March 09, 2018 ISAAA.org Interview: 5 Questions with Jennifer Thomson, OWSD President The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) interviews OWSD President Jennifer Thomson about what inspired her to become a microbiologist, and more. News February 23, 2018 OWSD National Chapter for Mauritius is launched Mauritian President Dr. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim officially launches new OWSD Mauritius National Chapter. News February 15, 2018 The 2018 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World are announced in Austin, Texas Early-career researchers living and working in Bangladesh, Cameroon, Ecuador, Guyana, and Indonesia have been recognized for their work in mathematics, physics and chemistry News February 06, 2018 Join OWSD for International Day of Women and Girls in Science - Why Are you "Mad for Science"? Sunday, 11 February is the UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science. OWSD invites you to participate on social media by telling us why you are #MadForScience. News November 29, 2017 Inception Workshop kicks off the Early Career Women Scientists Fellowships Programme Workshop brought together OWSD alumnae with academic, industry and donor representatives to develop the new ECWS fellowship. News November 07, 2017 OWSD Early Career Fellowships Launched! At the Gender Summit in Montreal, OWSD President Jennifer Thomson joined IDRC President Jean Lebel to announce the launch of 60 new OWSD Early Career fellowships. News November 07, 2017 Early Career Women Scientists Fellowships Programme Inception Workshop Kick-off workshop will collect feedback from OWSD alumnae and other stakeholders News September 01, 2017 New partnership with Canada to support Early Career Women Scientists in the developing world OWSD and Canada partner to empower Early Career Women Scientists to become leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through a new fellowship programme.