Welcome to OWSD
OWSD, formerly TWOWS, is the first international forum uniting women scientists from the developing and developed worlds with the objective of strengthening their role in the development process and promoting their representation in scientific and technological leadership.
Workshop at ICTP, Trieste, Italy, co-sponsored by TWAS
Postgraduate fellowships are offered to female scientists by the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD). Deadline for applications: 31 July 2013.
24 April 2013. The Amir of Kuwait, Al-Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, opened a conference of women scientists and engineers Sunday with an expression of "deep regard for the women's place in the hierarchy with men toward sustainable development."
22 April 2013. TWAS and Lenovo, the Chinese multinational computer hardware and electronics company, are launching the TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize to give international recognition to research breakthroughs by individual scientists from developing countries. The deadline for nominations is 10 June.