Women in Science, 2030 Agenda

Involving women in science, implementing the 2030 Agenda | UN DESA | United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs Women and girls represent half of the world’s population. Yet, they are not fully participating within the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), with a gender gap still remaining far too wide across the globe. Indeed, women account for less than 30 per cent of all researchers in the world and where one in nine men graduate in the fields of … [Read more...]

Heroines of Peace – The Nine Nobel Women

The Nobel Peace Prizes at their best set before us an array of great human spirits. Between 1901 and 2014, the Nobel Prizes and the Prize in Economic Sciences were awarded 567 times to 889 people and organizations. With some receiving the Nobel Prize more than once, this makes a total of 860 individuals and 22 organizations. HERE, you can view the full list of Nobel Prizes and Nobel Laureates. The 'nine women Prizewinners' clearly belong in this list. They come from a variety of … [Read more...]

L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Awards – Women in Science – 2013

15th Annual L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Awards - Women in Science - 2013 Each year, five outstanding women scientists – one per continent – are honored for the contributions of their research, the strength of their commitments and their impact on society. The Awards jury was chaired by Professor Ahmed Zewail, winner of the 1999 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and Linus Pauling Chair Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Physics, California Institute of Technology. The research of the 2013 Laureates … [Read more...]

L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Awards For Women in Science

The 14th Annual L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Awards For Women in Science © Julian Dufort for the L'Oréal Corporation Foundation UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova and Chairman of the L’Oréal Foundation Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones will present the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards to five exceptional women scientists during a ceremony at the Organization’s Headquarters on Thursday, 29 March. The winners of this year’s awards are: Professor Jill Farrant, Research Chair … [Read more...]

Women in Science – Celebrate 2011 L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Awards!

  A Celebration of Women  is excited to share more Women Taking Action!        Outstanding Women Scientists to receive   2011 L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Awards (3 March) and Fellowships (2 March)         Five exceptional women scientists, one from each continent, will receive the 2011 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards at a ceremony on 3 March at UNESCO Headquarters (Room I, 6.30 p.m.). The day before, on 2 March, 15 women post-doctoral researchers – three from each continent - will be … [Read more...]

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