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Objectives

  • Increase the participation of women in developing countries in scientific and technological research, teaching and leadership (see OWSD fellowships)
  • Promote the recognition of the scientific and technological achievements of women scientists and technologists in developing countries (see OWSD awards)
  • Promote collaboration and communication among women scientists and technologists in developing countries and with the international scientific community as a whole (see OWSD networking)
  • Increase access of women in developing countries to the socio-economic benefits of science and technology (see GenderInSITE)
  • Promote participation of women scientists and technologists in the development of their country (see GenderInSITE)
  • Increase understanding of the role of science and technology in supporting women's development activities (see GenderInSITE)

Taken from the 'OWSD Statutes and Rules of Procedure' , approved June 29, 2010

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