Crop Biotech Update

ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women

May 8, 2019

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the 5th Annual ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Woment. This year's theme is focused on circular economy, highlighting the need for innovative management of the ASEAN's natural resources to meet the growing needs of the region. The award will be given to two women scientists working in the field of recycling, maximizing resources, minimizing waste. The first prize winner will win US$20,000, while the second prize winner will take home US$5,000. The awarding ceremony will take place at the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Science, Technology and Innocation in Singapore in October 2019.

Applications and nominations will be accepted by email at scienceprize4women@gmail.com and/or through the Science Prize for Women website from until May 24, 2019. For more details, read ASEAN's news release.