Women of Discovery Fellows Forum and Awards
New York, NY • April 23, 2019
One night will expand your horizons. Four leading women field scientists from 3 continents will share their groundbreaking research and initiatives in a celebration of discovery and leadership.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM EDTScandinavia House
58 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016
The WINGS WorldQuest Women of Discovery Awards were established in 2003 to recognize extraordinary women making significant contributions to world knowledge and science through exploration.
On Tuesday, April, 23, 2019, four intrepid explorers will be honored and inducted as WINGS WorldQuest Fellows at the Women of Discovery Awards Gala. Eighty-four pioneering women have received this honor and over $600,000 in grants since 2003.
Mandë Holford, PhD, Humanity Award An American Chemist tapping the natural word for tomorrow’s medicine
Krithi Karanth, PhD, Conservation Award An Indian Conservation Scientist developing conservation interventions so wildlife and people can thrive together in India
Laly Lichtenfeld, PhD, Conservation Award An American-Tanzanian Wildlife Ecologist finding the balance for communities and nature in Tanzania
Darlene Lim, PhD, Air & Space Award An American Geobiologist developing best practices for humans in space travel by exploring and studying the deep sea
The Women of Discovery Awardees will present their research, initiatives and discoveries during the Fellows Forum, an accessible, interactive symposium for anyone seeking to better understand the world around us, advance scientific inquiry and promote environmental conservation. After the Fellows Forum, we will celebrate at a festive reception with cocktails, Scandinavian and other continental offerings, entertainment, mingling with WINGS explorers, and a silent auction featuring unique experiences with our Fellows.
WINGS WorldQuest is a nonprofit organization based in New York City that recognizes and supports an international community of extraordinary women in science and exploration.
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