GWI to Host Winners of Elsevier Foundation’s Early Career Women Scientists Award

February 05, 2016

The Global Women's Institute is thrilled to announce that we will be co-host a panel featuring the five recipients of Elsevier Foundation’s Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World award. The winners overcame gender diversity in countries around the world and moved on to make contributions to the biological sciences.


Thursday, February 11th | 3:30PM - 5:00PM

The George Washington University

Marvin Center, Room 407

800 21st St., NW

Washington, D.C.

Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro (Blue, Orange and Silver lines)

RSVP here



·         Magaly Blas, faculty of public health and administration, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

·         Ghanya Naji Mohammed Al-Naqeb, faculty of agriculture, Sana`a University, Sana`a, Yemen

·         Sri Fatmawati, department of chemistry, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Surabaya, Indonesia

·         Sushila Maharjan, Research Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology, Kathmandu, Nepal

·         Etheldreda Nakimuli-Mpungu, department of psychiatry, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda


·         Rachelle Heller, professor, computer science department, George Washington University


We look forward to seeing you!