Scientific Advocacy Committee

The goal of this committee is to promote the well-being and career advancement of WWN members by developing and implementing activities that advance the group’s mission and vision. To learn more and get involved, email

Coordinator: Orly Weinreb

Orly Weinreb, PhD – Chief Technology Officer, PlantEXT
Elaine Del Bel, PhD – Professor of Physiology, School of Dentistry of Ribeirão Preto, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Emmeline Edwards, PhD – Director of the Division of Extramural Research,
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
Lihle Qulu, PhD – Senior Lecturer, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Annabell C. Segarra, PhD – Professor, University of Puerto Rico
Gwladys Temkou Ngoupaye, PhD – Faculty of Science, University of Dschang, Cameroon

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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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