October 29, 2015
Dr. Elena Shembel, Chairman & CEO of Enerize Corporation, participated as an invited expert and one of the U.S. speakers in the area "Materials Science in Energy" at the initiative "Women in Science (WIS)" organized by CRDF Global USA (Civilian Research and Development Foundation Global) and Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF). The goal of this initiative was to provide and promote professional opportunities in science and technology-related research to female graduate students in the areas of the Materials Science in Energy, Ecology of Infectious Diseases, Environmental Science, Cyber-security. The event was held in Doha, Qatar on October 28-29, 2015.
The workshop was served as a forum for U.S. and Qatari women to share knowledge and exchange ideas specific to their research while also discussing experiences, challenges, and opportunities related to pursuing a career as a woman in science, and for networking and mentorship by participating U.S. researchers.
Dr. Shembel comments: "Excellent program and organization of the event, the hospitality of Qatar National Research Fund, meetings with the Qatari leading scientists, conversations with female graduate students, and a visit to the laboratories of Qatar University were very impressive and fruitful. We are looking forward to successful cooperation between Enerize Corporation and research organizations and universities of Qatar in the areas of green energy."