Union for Women Scientists held a meeting on November 9 to mark its 30th
anniversary of the Union birth.
academicians form the Chinese Academy of Sciences as Ye Suhua, Wang Enduo and
Zhang Yonglian attended the meeting. VIPs from SWF, Shanghai Association for
Writers and CPC Commission for Science and Technology were invited to the event
as well. The others present at the meeting were staff from local Commission for
Science and Technology, SWF and etc.
The Union was set up in 1989. In the
past 30 years, with 340 senior scientists as one, it has succeeded in leading
women scientists to contribute to science and technology development and
providing services to women scientists and local community as well. At the
meeting, Wang Wei, president of the Union and Xu Feng, chairperson of SWF
addressed the participants to celebrate Union's 30th anniversary and recognize outstanding
contributions that senior women scientists made to the local and national economic
development. The other popular women elites as Ye Suhua, an academician, Lei
Qunying, First-class Winner in 2018 for the local prize for science and
technology and etc. also made talks at the event.
Yan, head of CPC Division for Science and Technology highly spoke of the Union
in his speech. He said that the Union made a full use of its strength to gather
women scientists together and guide them to make a contribution to a local
target to become a center for scientific invention. He said further that women
scientists were certainly as better as male scientists, who held up a half sky with their power. He expected women scientists to
carry on their advantages and make a bigger contribution to Shanghai in its way
to become a metropolitan with its strength in scientific and technological
cultural creation center to reflect a life of scientists and technologists was
set up at the event and poems created by women scientists were presented to
mark 30th anniversary of the founding of the Union, too.