The Rockefeller University - Program support - Stavros Niarchos Foundation

The Rockefeller University

Program support
For the Women and Science Tenth Anniversary Fund.
The Women and Science Program at Rockefeller University, now celebrating its first decade, is preparing to launch new initiatives, including hiring outstanding women faculty, making enhancements to the Child and Family Center (the childcare services provider for children of university staff and students on campus), hosting career advancement conferences, and supporting high school and college science programs.
In previous years, the Women and Science Program has hosted programs to promote career advancement of women scientists and science education for women in other professions.
Founded by John D. Rockeller in 1901, Rockefeller University was the first institution in the United States devoted solely to biomedical research.  Today, it is one of the foremost research centers in the world, contributing to 23 Nobel Prizes and numerous other awards.  It is a leader in basic scientific research as well as graduate education.  Current research efforts include urgent public health problems, antibiotic resistance, AIDS treatments and the genetics of cancer.