Crop Biotech Update

TWAS-TWOWS Young Women Scientists Workshop in Malaysia

November 13, 2009

The Third World Academy of Sciences(TWAS) for Developing World, Third World Organization for Women in Science (TWOWS) and the National Science Centre organized a one-day workshop for young women scientists. The workshop was held on 10 Nov 2009 at the National Science Centre in Kuala Lumpur.

Prof. Farida Habib Shah, the organizing chair for the workshop, said the workshop aimed to nurture young women scientists towards research excellence, promote networking, recognize scientific achievements among young women scientists in the developing countries, and seek ways to handle obstacles to women's scientific achievements. The workshop covered areas such as how to manage research and development, intellectual property rights, communicating science, research excellence, managing family and career, and pursuing scientific careers.

Email Mahaletchumy Arujanan for more news from Malaysia at maha@bic.org.my.