In the welcome address, the President of MINDS, YBhg. Academician Emeritus Prof. Tan Sri Datuk Dr. Augustine S.H. Ong, acknowledged the often unknown contributions of Malaysian women and the great strides they’ve made in the advancements of science, technology, economics and social science.
Several awards were presented during the conference to recognise the achievements of women scientists and inventors.
- Emeritus Professor Dr Boo Nem Yun, was announced as the 2023 recipient of the Malaysian Invention and Design Society Lifetime Scientific Research Achievement Award.
- Associate Professor ChM Ts Dr Lam Sze Mun and Dr. Nur Hafizah Abd Khalid were announced as joint 2023 recipients of the Young Woman Scientist Award.
Throughout the event, women scientists delivered presentations on their academic and professional journeys in their various disciplines.
The conference was recorded and is available on MINDS YouTube channel.