(Women Inventors Network)
IFIA-WIN, a brainchild of IFIA, was created in
September 1994. It has no formal organizational structure. IFIA Secretariat lends
Nobel Prize winner Dr Rosalyn
Yalow, is an Honorary Member of IFIA-WIN. Her discovery of
"radioimmunoassay" (1956-59), a revolutionary invention, is a powerful tool for
the determination of virtually any minute substance of biological interest and is used in
thousands of laboratories around the world.
Encourage inventor associations to
develop activities of interest to women inventors;
develop cooperation among women inventor
associations and promote the creation of similar organizations;
highlight and recognize the creative
power of women;
motivate women and girls to participate
in the fields of science and technology.
PRINCIPAL MEMBERS OF IFIA-WIN are women inventor organizations or sections for women
in inventor associations. At present, these exist in 10 countries: Argentina, Canada,
Cuba, Finland, Iceland, Japan, Malaysia, Norway, Philippines and Sweden.
OTHER MEMBERS OF IFIA-WIN
Any other women's organization that
supports the objectives of IFIA-WIN, and becomes a corresponding member of IFIA. The
annual membership fee varies from US$ 50 to 200.
Any woman (inventor or not) who supports
the objectives of IFIA-WIN and becomes a corresponding member of IFIA. The annual
membership fee is US$ 50.
P.O. Box 299, 1211 Geneva 12, Switzerland
FAX (+41 22) 789 3076, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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