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IANAS/TWAS-ROLAC 
Anneke Levelt Sengers Prize
Women for Science in Americas - 2018 
 
CALL TO THE IANAS ACADEMIES:  2018
 
The IANAS Women for Science Program will offer a prize that encourages and recognizes the efforts of young women scientists from the following countries: Bolivia, Caribbean (Caribbean Academy of Sciences or Caribbean Scientific Union), Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Venezuela, Ecuador, Uruguay 
 
The Prize is named after Anneke Levelt-Sengers, in recognition of her outstanding work promoting and recognizing the role of women scientists in Latin America, North America and the Caribbean. This Prize will be coordinated by IANAS, with financial support from TWAS-ROLAC and the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. 
Jose M Aller

Unite States

John Boright
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Dr. John P. Boright is Executive Director of International Affairs of the US National Academies. International activities of the National Academies include cooperation with national, regional, and global groups of counterparts.  A central goal of these cooperative activities is to build the capacity of the science, engineering, and medical communities to successfully engage in meeting local, national and global needs, and to inform policy making. Boright has served in several governmental positions including: Deputy to the Associate Director for National Security and International Affairs, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President; Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science and Technology Affairs, Department of State; Director of the Division of International Programs, National Science Foundation; and Counselor for Scientific and Technological Affairs, U.S. Embassy in Paris. He received a B.A. (high honors) and Ph.D. in physics from Cornell University.

Organization: National Academy of Sciences www.nas.edu and IANAS Capacity Building Program/US