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L'Oreal-UNESCO names winners of "Women in Science" awards

Posted on November 18, 2013 at 4:35 PM

The L'Oreal Foundation has a 10-year tradition of promoting the advancement of women in science. They have an exciting "For Women in Science" program.

 

The crown jewels of this program include L’Oréal-UNESCO award programs to recognize exceptional women scientists over each continent, and fellowships for young researchers world-wide. The program has benefited 1,729 women scientists from over 100 countries.

 

The winners of the 2013 L’Oréal-UNESCO awards, representing each of the five continents were Profs. Marcia Barbosa (Laureate for Latin America), Pratibha L. Gai (Europe), Deborah S. Jin (North America), Reiko Kuroda (Asia-Pacific), and Francisca Okeke (Africa-Arab States).

 

Winners of 2013 UNESCO-L’Oréal International Fellowships were: Drs. Naima Abattouy, Enkhmaa Davaasambuu, Laure El Chamy, Marina Faiella, Sri Fatwamati, Florencia Linero, Kanika Mitra, Eucharia Oluchi Nwaichi, Sahwa Adil Nourein, Osnat Penn, Devi Stuart-Fox, and Ms. Ariana Barbera, Lina Gallego, Allison Louthan, Marie Florence Ngo Ngwe, Osnat Penn, Lina Gallego, Ariana Barbera, Allison Louthan, and Anita Takura.

 

Congratulations to everyone !

 

For more information on the profiles of these amazing women researchers, please click here.


Click on the below links to see videos of the 5 women who won the 2013 L’Oreal awards:

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Deborah S. Jin, 2013 L'Oréal-UNESCO Awards Laureate for North America

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Francisca N. Okeke, 2013 L'Oréal-UNESCO Awards Laureate for Africa and the Arab States

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Marcia Barbosa, 2013 L'Oréal-UNESCO Awards Laureates for Latin America

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Reiko Kuroda, 2013 L'Oréal-UNESCO Awards Laureate for Asia

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Pratibha L. Gai, 2013 L'Oréal-UNESCO Awards Laureate for Europe

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