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.
The Elsevier Foundation honors Early Career Women Scientists from Developing Countries for Research into the Medicinal Properties of Natural Compounds
The Elsevier Foundation, TWAS and OWSD Recognize 2014 Winners at the AAAS Annual Meeting From left to right: Dr. Eqbal Mohammed Abdu Dauqan, Dr. Simone Ann Marie Badal… 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
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
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
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
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
The Elsevier Foundation Addresses the Problem of Recruiting and Retaining New Scholars in Science and Technology. Institutions of higher learning have challenges in recruiting and retaining faculty with… Read more