L’Oréal-UNESCO Recognizes 6 Female Scientists from the GCC

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 23 December 2020 Last update: Thursday، 25 February 2021
L’Oréal-UNESCO Recognizes 6 Female Scientists from the GCC
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Six exceptional female scientists were awarded in the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Middle East Regional Young Talents Program, in partnership with Khalifa University of Science and Technology in the UAE.

The program recognizes Arab female scientists from the GCC for their revolutionary researches in the fields of Life sciences, Physical sciences, Mathematics and Computer science.

L’Oréal-UNESCO Recognizes 6 Female Scientists from the GCC

Winners:

This year the program awarded winners in the Post-doctorate Researchers and PhD Students categories where Dr. Lama AlAbdi (KSA), Dr. Isra Marei (Qatar), and Dr. Maryam Tariq Khaleel Alhashmi (UAE) each received EUR 20,000 in the Post-doctorate Researchers category. Asrar Damdam (KSA), Dana Zaher (UAE), and Mina Al Ani (UAE) each received EUR 8,000 in the PhD Students category.

For the second year in a row, the program has received the endorsement of H.E. Sarah bint Yousef Al Amiri, Minister of State for Advanced Technology.

L’Oréal-UNESCO Recognizes 6 Female Scientists from the GCC

“The pandemic has turned 2020 into a transformational year in various aspects of society, and the recognition of women in fields of science is as vital as ever in the drive to remove gender biases across the industry. I am immensely proud to endorse the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Middle East Regional Young Talents Program and celebrate the extraordinary contributions of these six women”, said H.E. Sarah bint Yousef Al Amiri.

Image Source: Supplied, Instagram H.E. Sarah Al Amiri