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All-women Philippine Team Wins UNESCO Sustainable Engineering Hackathon

WONDERPETS from the Philippines devised a sustainable way to reduce water pollution. We are celebrating their UNESCO hackathon victory today on International Women’s Day.

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Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Miyoko Watanabe

Ever since she joined Toshiba as its first female researcher four decades ago, Miyoko Watanabe has been championing gender diversity and visibility for women in science. We are revisiting this interview with her today on International Women's Day 2022.
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Asian Scientist Magazine’s 2021 Roundup

Here are 10 of Asian Scientist Magazine’s top stories in 2021, highlighting scientific advances in diverse domains from COVID-19 to climate change.
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Two From Southeast Asia Win Science Prize for Women 2021

For working to achieve clean water and clean air, Singapore's Dr. Li Hongying and Indonesia's Dr. Neni Sintawardani have won the Underwriters Laboratory-ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women 2021.

Hu Hailan Wins 2022 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science Award

For her research on the neurobiology of depression, Professor Hu Hailan was named among the five 2022 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science awardees.

#Goals: 8 Women Scientists From Asia You Should Know

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2021, Asian Scientist Magazine highlights eight women blazing the trail in science across the region.

Asian Scientist Magazine’s February 2021 Roundup

From celebrating women in science to surprising discoveries in the natural world, catch Asian Scientist Magazine’s top stories from February 2021.

Attracting Singapore’s Girls And Women Into STEM

While parents in Singapore envision both male and female children pursuing careers in STEM, there should be more efforts to improve gender diversity outside the classroom.

STEM Subjects Popular In School, But Challenges Crop Up In The Working World

Science and technology is the top career choice for parents of both boys and girls, but more needs to be done to improve gender diversity beyond the classroom.

Asian Health Leaders Recognized On BBC’s 100 Women List

For their pioneering efforts amid COVID-19, three health experts from Pakistan, Singapore and South Korea were named to the BBC’s annual 100 Women list.