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. 

IANAS Energy Program

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CO-CHAIRS
Claudio Estrada (Mexico)
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The Inter-American Network of Academies of Sciences (IANAS) Energy Project is a collaboration of the Science Academies of the Americas to apply advanced science and engineering to the sustainable energy programs in the western hemisphere. The collaboration focuses on six priorities: 1) energy for unserved populations, 2) renewable energy, 3) bioenergy, 4) energy ef ciency, 5) capacity building, and 6) information and education.

The Project was inspired by a 2007 report by the InterAcademy Council, Lighting the way; Toward a sustainable energy future. The goal of the Project is to apply the recommendations of this global report in the Americas. The Project was initiated at the IANAS Workshop on Energy convened Oct. 30-31, 2008, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The report of the Workshop is available at Report Buenos Aires, Argentina 2008

In describing the Academies role in addressing the energy problems, the report says: The Academies of Science do not possess all the expertise required to solve these large and complex problems; part of the necessary knowledge and skill resides in the private sector, part in government. The Academies therefore need to become the hubs of networks, assembling, collating and analyzing information, and making coherent and balanced policy recommendations. The Academies also need to strengthen their understanding of the policy process, and of the social, political and economic factors that can constrain the choices available to governments.

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ENERGY PROGRAM ACTIVITIES 2017

APRIL 24-26, 2017. TUCSON, ARIZONA

IANAS Energy Focal Points Meeting and Smart Villages Symposium

Hosted by the Arizona University College of Science and UNAM Tucson CEM