Scientist from Kyrgyzstan Asel Sartbaeva was awarded the prestigious FDM everywoman in Technology’s Woman of the Year Award. Twitter account of the award says.
It became known last year that the researcher at the University of Bath Asel Sartbaeva and her team have developed a system designed to maintain vaccines at any temperature. They are called silage vaccines. The silo vaccines can be transported and stored without refrigeration. They do not decompose even when heated to 100 ° C or stored for up to three years. The work of scientists was carried out to improve the safety of vaccines for children around the world.
The FDM everywoman in Technology Award recognizes women in academic community who have made significant contributions to technology and science.
Asel Sartbaeva has been described as a «force of nature, an outstanding role model, a tireless advocate for gender equality and a game-changing technologist and scientist whose work will save the lives of women and children around the world.»