Geraldine Lovell on Changuu Island

Spinning webs of knowledge in Tanzania

March 18th, 2015

Volunteers travel to Tanzania to give workshops for our Publishers Without Boarders project   An old Ethiopian proverb is inscribed on the wall outside the Addis restaurant in… Read more

Dr. Dang Thi Oanh, Vietnam

Vietnamese Mathematician Wins Elsevier Foundation Award

February 25th, 2015

Yesterday the Asian Scientist Magazine published an article on its Newsroom about this years “Elsevier Foundation Awards for Women in Science in the Developing World” with particular focus on… Read more

Elsevier Foundation Women in Science 2015 group Alison Bert

5 women scientists tell their stories of hard-earned success

February 24th, 2015

Winners of the Elsevier Foundation Awards for Women Scientists in the Developing World overcome major challenges in their pursuit of math and physics. Growing up in a tribal… Read more

Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy

Insights into “Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy”

February 23rd, 2015

This is a testimonial video on the Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy (NFLA), a program funded by The Elsevier Foundation and administered by Sigma Theta Tau International, the nursing… Read more


Tough As Nails: Women Scientists Rise Up In Nigeria

February 18th, 2015

Four hours. That’s how much time physicist Rabia Salihu Sa’id has each day to get her research done at Bayero University in Kano, Nigeria. “Each day, my university… Read more


A medical librarian in Kenya shows why her job has become “very addictive”

February 12th, 2015

Nasra Gathoni wasn’t sure she would make a career in Library Sciences when she began her undergraduate studies 15 years ago. With few electronic information resources available in… Read more


Women Scientists in Developing Countries Receive Elsevier Foundation

February 11th, 2015

San Jose, California, February 10, 2015 Four physicists and a mathematician have been named winners of the 2015 Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing… Read more

Elsevier Foundation Women in Science 2015 group Alison Bert

Here are the winners of the Women in Science Elsevier Foundation Awards – meet them at #AAASmtg

February 11th, 2015

Every February, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual meeting, the Elsevier Foundation and its key partners,the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) and TWAS, the World Academy… Read more


Academic publishing in Tanzania: if it seems complicated, that’s because it is

December 11th, 2014

When I volunteered to spend November in Tanzania working with the Elsevier Foundation’s Publishers Without Borders program, it felt like a big deal to me. It wasn’t just that… Read more


Elsevier Foundation awards $600K in grants to innovative libraries and women in science

December 4th, 2014

As the year draws to a close, the Elsevier Foundation announces the grant recipients for the Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries and New Scholars programs. The grants are part of an annual award program… Read more