Alliance of Women Scientists and scholars for a Better World

Knowledge for Fulfilment: Life Supporting Solutions for a Peaceful World







Some of the founding members of the Alliance who were featured speakers at last year’s conference:

Dr Yvonne Lagrossen

Dr Yvonne Lagrossen,
Ph.D, Associate Professor in Quality Management at University West, Trollhättan, Sweden; research includes investigating the relationship between brain integration and performance

Dr Sarina Grosswald

Dr Sarina Grosswald, Ed.D,
President, SJ Grosswald & Associates,consulting firm in medical education, Arlington, Virginia, USA; project director, research study on Transcendental Meditation and ADHD

Maharishi University of Enlightenment is pleased to announce

Second Annual Conference
of the Alliance of Women
Scientists and Scholars
for a Better World

Housing and Conference Fees

Housing at the MERU facility in St. Odilienberg, just a short drive from the MERU campus in Vlodrop, will be available for all participants. Transportation will be provided daily to and from the MERU campus. Meetings of the Congress will be held at MERU, and dining will also be on the MERU campus.

Both single- and double-room housing options are available at St. Odilienberg, all with private bath:

• Single room €35/night • Double room €45/night (€22,50/person/night)

Note: Congress participants are welcome to make their own housing arrangements at another hotel or guest house near the MERU campus if they wish. Please request a list of hotels and guest houses in the area from

In addition to the cost of housing, each participant will pay a conference fee of €40/day, which includes meals. There is a special discounted fee of €35/day for those staying 12 days or more to attend either the Vedic Dance course (15–21 June) or the Guru Purnima Assembly (29 June–4 or 8 July).

Total cost for the six-day Congress will therefore be €450/person for a single room or €375/person for a double room.

Application and Payment

Please make your reservation at: Select the Application link to go to the Application form. or by email:

For payment by bank transfer, please transfer your payment to the following MERU account:

Beneficiary: MERU, Station 24, 6063 NP Vlodrop, The Netherlands Bank Name: ING Bank, Roermond, The Netherlands Swift Code (BIC): INGBNL2A IBAN: NL48INGB0676710344 Bank account number: 67.67.10344

With your transfer, please include a reference stating your name, country, and the words ‘International Congress—Alliance of Women Scientists and Scholars for a Better World—2012’.

We look forward to seeing you at the Congress. Together, let us create a better world using our knowledge and nourishing


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