Learn more about our New Scholars projects with stories highlighting issues such as work-life satisfaction training, mentoring, dual career issues, lactation advocacy and childcare at professional conferences.
The New Scholars program supports programs to help early-to mid career women scientists balance family responsibilities with demanding careers in science, health and technology.
In the wake of the Arab Spring, the Elsevier Foundation supports an optics summer school for young women scientists Over the past decade, optical technologies have become an… Read more
Scientists honored by Elsevier Foundation, OWSD and TWAS for pioneering work in medicine and life sciences Five researchers received the 2013 Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women… Read more
To address inequalities in work-family balance among STEM professors and to retain women in science fields, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln held a STEM Family Friendly Writing Retreat last… Read more
Childcare support for women scientists in the Netherlands In the Netherlands, a so called “care gap” prevents women scientists from maximizing their professional participation, competitiveness and career development…. Read more
Eleven Women Scientists Recognized for Research Excellence On September 29th 2011, eleven women scientists from Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean were recognized for… Read more
During the August 2009 EMBO meeting, the Elsevier Foundation team interviewed Dr. Gerlind Wallon, Deputy Director of EMBO (in photo), and child care coordinator Helga Duczek of He.du,… Read more
Supporting Family-Friendly Programs at Princeton Elsevier Foundation Supports Family-Friendly Programs at Princeton
Postdoctoral Partner Travel Program Helps Fight Attrition Among Young Faculty in Science and Engineering A postdoctoral fellowship is an important stepping stone in most successful academic careers in… Read more
The University of Rhode Island Used Its New Scholar Grant to Build a Model Lactation Program Science and engineering professionals are in high demand. Industry needs them to… Read more