On the morning of May 16, 2019, at the Conference Hall C, Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA), the second meeting to praise typical intellectual women took place. This is an important event held among series of activities to celebrate Vietnam Science and Technology Day on May 18, as well as to review performance of Viet Nam Association for Intellectual Women (VAFIW) in the period of 2016-2018, praise collectives and individuals who have obtained outstanding achievements and finalize a working plan for the coming term.
An overview of the meeting
Attending the meeting were Mr. Nguyen Huu Dung - Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee, Ms. Le Thi Nguyet - Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Social Affairs of the National Assembly of Vietnam, Ms. Hoang Thi Ai Nhien - Standing Vice Chairman of Vietnam Women's Union, Prof. Dr. Dang Vu Minh - Chairman of Vietnam Science and Technology Association, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Tuan Anh - Vice Chairman of Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Ms. Tran Thi Quoc Khanh - Standing Member of the National Committee for Science, Technology and Environment, Prof. Dr. Pham Thi Tran Chau - Chairman of Vietnam Women's Intellectual Association, Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Lan - Party Secretary, President of VNUA, Prof. Dr. Tran Duc Vien - Chairman of the Board of Trustees, and nearly 200 representative intellectual women.
Prof. Dr. Pham Thi Tran Chau opens the meeting
Speaking at the opening of the meeting, Prof. Dr. Chau reviewed outstanding results that VAFIW has achieved during the past time. These achievements are subjected to the contribution, dedication and passion for scientific research of all association's members. In recognition of these efforts, the VAFIW Emulation Board selected 21 collectives and 107 individuals to be praised for their active participation; 03 collectives and 34 individuals to be awarded certificates of merit for achievements in scientific and technological activities; 03 individuals to receive certificates of merit from the Association.
As the host of the meeting, Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Lan, Chairman of VNUA Association for Intellectual Women (VNUA-AFIW) expressed her delight at the achievements of VAFIW. She affirmed that Vietnamese intellectual women have been recognized as an important part of the national intellectual community and the elite part of Vietnamese women. The role of women, especially intellectuals, is increasingly valued and appreciated. VNUA-AFIW, although newly established, has received the active participation of all female cadres of the university. They are very active in scientific research, training, international cooperation as well as social service activities.
Ms. Nguyen Thi Yen Hung - Secretary of VAFIW
VAFIW honors the collectives and individuals who have made outstanding achievements and contributions to the development of the association
Also at the meeting, 03 typical reports namely Experience in registering intellectual property and product development (by Dr. Nguyen Thi Ngoc Tram - Member of the Executive Committee of the Vietnam Women's Union), Director of Thien pharmaceutical Company); Technology development and transfer of products LIVESPO and ANNAPURE for public health (by Dr. Nguyen Thi Van Anh - Deputy Director of Key Laboratory, University of Natural Sciences – Hanoi National University); Development and commercialization of scientific products at IRDOP Institute (by Dr. Tran Thi Oanh - VAFIW Vice Chairman, Chairman of the Institute of Research and Development of Organic Products - IRDOP)
Ms. Hoang Thi Ai Nhien speaks at the meeting
Delegates visits the Center for Mushroom Training, Research and Development.
Delegates visits the Center for Micro algae Biotechnology Research and Development