Prof. Nancy Lewis visited Tang Prize Foundation on February 26. She praised Madam Gro Brundtland for her leadership and contribution on sustainable development and her generosity for endowing NCKU to inspire young women scientists by holding the Gro Brundtland Week of Women in Sustainable Development.
Prof. Lewis is the Director of the Research Program at the East-West Center in Honolulu and Professor Emeritus at the University of Hawaii. Her research has revolved around the intersection between health and the environment, health and development, gender, the health risks associated with climate change and globalization, health and human security. Prof Lewis has long been associated with the Pacific Science Association (PSA), a regional, interdisciplinary science organization, and she currently serves as PSA president.
PSA and Academia Sinica will jointly hold the 23rd Pacific Science Congress (PSC-23), scheduled from June 13 to 17, 2016, at Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan. The principal theme of the Congress is“Science, Technology and Innovation: Building a Sustainable Future in Asia and the Pacific.”
Prof. Lewis talks about Gro Brundtland Award : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1gFxZYlKUE