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Eleven Women Scientists Announced as Winners of Elsevier Foundation OWSD Awards

Outstanding young biologists, chemists, physicists and mathematicians recognized across the developing world
Press Release

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Kuala Lumpur - September 29, 2011 - The Elsevier Foundation, TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world and the Organization for Women in Science for  the Developing World (OWSD) announced today that they are recognizing eleven talented women scientists from Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean for their research excellence.

The L’Oréal Foundation & UNESCO Recognize Five Exceptional Women Scientists with the 2011 For Women In Science Awards

Professor Jillian Banfield of The University of California, Berkeley is Honored as the 2011 Laureate for North America
Summary: 

Professor Ahmed Zewail, President of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards Jury, today announced the five Laureates of the 2011 program. 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. With the Marie Curie Nobel Centenary being celebrated in 2011, this year the For Women in Science program has a particularly strong resonance, placing women and chemistry at the heart of science today.

Press Release

Professor Ahmed Zewail, President of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards Jury, today announced the five Laureates of the 2011 program. 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. With the Marie Curie Nobel Centenary being celebrated in 2011, this year the For Women in Science program has a particularly strong resonance, placing women and chemistry at the heart of science today.

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