Women in Education, Research, and Business


Russia 390000
Ryazan, Svoboda str., 46, office 100 
Tel.: (0912) 77 06 76
Email: apex00us@yahoo.com
Contact Name: Dr. Angelina K. Volovik, President
                        Dr. Irina M. Sheina,Vice-President (education and research)
                        Mrs. Nadezhda I. Igumnova, Vice-President (business)


WERB was founded on December 5, 2000 (registered on April 3, 2001).  It is a non-profit organization created to empower university women in the pursuit of their goals through initiatives in education, research and business; to contribute to a better world through the cooperative efforts of its members; to raise awareness of issues of gender and diversity through education, research and business.

As one of the main community service organizations, WERB promotes the education, leadership, and community involvement of girls and young women.



Last updated:    May 2001

A print version of much of the information contained in this NIS Third Sector Organizations section can be found in the The Post-Soviet Handbook (Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1999).

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