The L'Oreal USA Fellowships for Women in Science will be celebrating 10 years since its inception at their awards ceremony to be held on October 24th. The program recognizes and rewards the outstanding achievements of 5 female researchers in the US who are at the start of their careers in their respective fields. Honorees will each receive up to $60,000 that will be used towards their post-doctoral research
The honorees this year are: Arpita Bose, Luisa Whittaker-Brooks, Anisa Salim Ismail, Robin Evans Stanley and Mary Caswell Stoddard. They will be recognized during the ceremony that is to be held in New York City, on the 24th, at the American Museum of Natural History.
L’Oréal USA Fellowships For Women In Science is a national extension of the global L’Oréal – UNESCO For Women in Science program, which, since 1998, has honored 77 Laureates, including two who subsequently were awarded the Nobel Prize. The program has also supported more than 1,652 international Fellows who have made contributions in every field of scientific research. By the end of 2013, a total of 1,729 women scientists from over 100 countries will have benefitted from the program.
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