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Fang New Elected President of Third World Women's Science Organization

At the Fourth Plenary Session of the Third World Women's Science Organization (TWOWS) held on June 28, 2010, Anna, the chairman of the Election Committee, officially announced that Fang Xin, deputy secretary of the Party Group of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, was elected as the new chairman of TWOWS. In his impromptu speech, Fang Xin first thanked


At the Fourth Plenary Session of the Third World Women's Science Organization (TWOWS) held on June 28, 2010, Anna, the chairman of the Election Committee, officially announced that Fang Xin, deputy secretary of the Party Group of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, was elected as the new chairman of TWOWS.
 
In his impromptu speech, Fang Xin first thanked all TWOWS members and the Election Committee for their trust in her, highly praised K.Jamil, director of the Indian Cancer Research Center who has just stepped down as the chairman of TWOWS, for his efforts and outstanding contributions to the development of TWOWS, and promised to adhere to the purpose of TWOWS with the newly elected vice chairman and executive committee members of TWOWS and promote the sustainable development of women's science and technology, to make new contributions to the creation of a better tomorrow for science.
 
The conference also elected four new TWOWS vice-presidents and four executive committee members. The four Vice-Presidents were: Farida Habib Shah (Malaysia), Dolly Ahbor Ighoroje (Nigeria), Samira Omar (Kuwait) and Maria Mayra de la Torre (Mexico). The four members are Sudha Nair (India), Esi Awuah (Ghana), Miriam Diaz (Venezuela) and Rokhsana Ismail (Yemen).
 
On June 30, Fang Xin presided over the first meeting of the new TWOWS Executive Committee. The new and old executive committee put forward many new opinions and suggestions on the future development of TWOWS.
 
The Third World Women's Science Organization was established in March 1989. It is a non-profit and international non-governmental organization. Its purpose is to promote women's participation in science and technology, enhance the status of women in the field of science and technology, and strengthen women's active role in the development of national science and technology. effect.
 
TWOWS currently has more than 3000 members from more than 100 countries and regions. Its highest authority is the TWOWS Executive Committee, which consists of nine women scientists from developing countries. The term of office of TWOWS Executive Committee is 5 years and can be reappointed for one term.

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