GS3 Speakers

Dr Wanda Ward (GS3NA)


Director of Office of International and Integrative Activities, National Science Foundation (NSF), USA.

Wanda Ward heads the NSF Office of International and Integrative Activities. She served in a number of science and engineering policy, planning, and program leadership capacities, including Senior Advisor to the NSF Director; Assistant to the NSF Deputy Director for Human Resource Development; Deputy Assistant Director for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences; and Deputy Assistant Director, Education and Human Resources.

Dr. Ward spoke about the NSF’s current and future activities and programmes to address career-life balance challenges and opportunities, a 10-year initiative launched by First Lady Michelle Obama and the Past NSF Director Dr. Subra Suresh in September 2012 at the Gender Summit 3 North America 2013 (GS3NA).