Maha Yusuf has recently been selected as one of the 50 new awardees of the Faculty for the Future fellowships by the Schlumberger Foundation, nurturing its community of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) from developing and emerging countries. Congratulations Maha!
Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowship is a worldwide prestigious fellowship for women from developing countries, who are pursing PhD at top universities of the world and aim to pursue faculty careers in their respective countries.
Maha is currently a PhD candidate in Chemical Engineering at Stanford University and pursuing research under Prof. Lambertus Hesselink’s supervision in Ginzton Lab on ‘High-Resolution Differential Phase-Contrast X-ray Imaging and its applications’. She is committed to inspiring young girls and women to pursue science, and is an active member of organizations, including Stanford GradSWE (Society of Women Engineers – Graduate Women), and Stanford WISE (Women in Science and Engineering).
Read about the award announcement here: http://www.facultyforthefuture.net
Details of applying for the International Fellowship can be found here: http://www.facultyforthefuture.net/content/grant-application-process.