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The Elsevier Foundation honors Early Career Women Scientists from Developing Countries for Research

On February 15th, 2014, five women chemists will be honored with the Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World, for their research that looks to nature for ways to address cancer, malaria and other medical problems. The winning researchers, representing five regions of the developing world, are from Indonesia, Jamaica, Nigeria, Uzbekistan and Yemen.

[ via Elsevier ]

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BlackBerry Announces Ten Winners of Female Scholars Program

The BlackBerry Scholars Program, announced in May 2013 at BlackBerry Live, received more than 500 applications from 65 countries over a two-month period. The ten recipients announced today were selected by a panel of inspirational and accomplished women leaders in their own right. Each recipient was selected for her academic merit and passion for entering the mobile computing industry.

[ via Berry Review ]

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Jennifer Lawton, President of MakerBot, to Keynote 2013 Women Tech Awards

Jennifer Lawton represents the great things women are doing in technology. 3D printing is leading the Next Industrial Revolution and changing design and prototyping as we know it today. Lawton is at the forefront of that industry, helping drive one of the top 3D printing companies in the world. MakerBot is headquartered in Brooklyn, N.Y., and, was founded in 2009. The company was recently acquired by Stratasys for more than $400M.

[ via The Denver Post ]

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L’Oreal USA Announces Recipients of 2013 For Women In Science Fellowships

The 2013 Fellows were selected from a competitive pool of over 350 candidates by an interdisciplinary review panel and a distinguished jury of eminent scientists and researchers and L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science Laureates. The Fellows were chosen based on specific criteria, including exceptional academic records, intellectual merit, clearly articulated research proposals with the potential for scientific advancement, and outstanding letters of recommendation. The program’s partner, AAAS, managed the peer-review process.

[ via MarketWatch ]