News & Events Filter by: Event News Region - Any -AfricaLatin America & CaribbeanArab CountriesAsia & PacificOther Countries News March 28, 2018 Next Einstein Forum and Elsevier announce new journal for African science A new journal, Scientific African, is set to dramatically increase the scientific recognition of African scientists. News March 26, 2018 Rwanda launches OWSD National Chapter On 23 March, the Rwandan Association of Woman in Science and Engineering (RAWISE), together with the OWSD Secretariat, celebrated the launch of the Rwanda OWSD National Chapter in Kigali. 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.