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WWN Webinar Resources

World Women in Neuroscience Self-Care Mentoring Circle: Aligning Values, Mentorship, and Goal Setting for Successful Neuroscience Careers.

This SfN virtual networking event highlighted the role of self-care as a critical ingredient for career advancement. The session focused on mentoring, goal setting, and evidence-based practices to improve coping skills and reduce burnout will be highlighted. View the session slides (PDF) on the right.

Learning Opportunities

ALBA-Elsevier Award Lecture on Brain Science 2023

Nominations for the ALBA-Elsevier Award Lecture on Brain Science are open for 2023. The award is open to active scientists of any origin, at any career stage PhD or MD onwards, working in a research institution in countries underrepresented among neuroscience publications and conferences. For more information, click here.

The nomination window is between 3 January and 3 March 2023.

The Pakistan Society of Basic & Applied Neuroscience (PASBAN) has organized Essentials of Neuroscience basic neuroscience certificate course. Each session will run for 1.5 hrs each Saturday and Sunday in July and August. Registration is FREE! For more information about modules and to register, visit

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

World Women in Neuroscience has signed the ALBA Declaration on Equity and Inclusion, to raise awareness and provide a concrete set of actions that individuals and institutions can commit to undertaking in order to make their organizations, and neuroscience in general, more equitable and inclusive. It focuses on 1) recognizing and overcoming implicit biases, and 2) creating healthy workplace cultures. To learn more and sign the declaration, visit

Screenshot of the ALBA Declaration on Equity and Inclusion document.

The ALBA diversity podcast, an initiative by the ALBA Promotion of Diversity Task Force, highlights diverse profiles of neuroscientists, to showcase the grit and determination it takes to overcome hurdles as part of underrepresented groups in brain research. ALBA’s podcaster, Dr. Shruti Muralidhar, talks to researchers across positions, career paths and backgrounds, to better understand their personal journeys, and what keeps them going as individuals and as neuroscientists in today’s world.

WWN/SfN CRNP Fellow Publications

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World Women in Neuroscience aims to improve career development, mentoring and networking opportunities for female neuroscientists around the world, with special attention to women in disadvantaged regions.

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