Shanghai Women's Federation, together with Shanghai Science and Technology
Commission, Shanghai Municipal Educational Commission and Shanghai Municipal
Personnel Bureau carries out the public selection and appraisal of winners for
Shanghai Women's Innovation Awards.
The award aims to commend women talents with significant achievements in
science, technology and education, trying to encourage a great number of female
workers in area of science and technology and education to accomplish
themselves, contribute to the society by empowering them into talents with
integrated and professional qualifications, whilst through whom to promote
women's active participation in politics. The Award has further brought the role
of Shanghai Women's Federation in terms of social influence into full play.
Mme. Ye Shuhua, academician of China Academy of Science, chairs the work of
the appraisal committee of the Award. At present, there are 25 members of the
committee, 20 of whom are professionals with high technical titles such as
academician, professor, researcher, senior engineer, senior editor etc.
It has been the fifth edition of Shanghai Women's Innovation Award since 2000
and 25 laureleats has been awarded, 24 women has won the nomination prize.