• Press Release

September 10, 2020

Winner of ASEAN‑US Science Prize for Women 2020 Announced

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-U.S. Science Prize for Women


Underwriters Laboratories is proud to support the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-U.S. Science Prize for Women. As a collaborative effort among three parties, Underwriters Laboratories, ASEAN Secretariat and USAID, the prize recognizes ASEAN-based, early- to mid-career female scientists for their significant academic and professional achievements. The theme of this year's ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women focuses on Preventive Healthcare. Congratulations to Dr. Chan Yoke Fun from Malaysia on winning the 2020 Prize and to  Dr. Shefaly Shorey from Singapore for receiving the honorable mention award. 

Underwriters Laboratories is very proud to support their outstanding work in the field of Preventive Healthcare. Their scientific research not only amplifies the critical need for preventive healthcare, but also highlights the need for meaningful healthcare changes within their communities and countries. 

Learn More About the Prize and the Winners

Winner - Dr. Yoke Fun Chan


Honorable Mention - Dr. Shefaly Shorey