Created in 1998, the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science
International Awards identify and support eminent women in science
throughout the world. Each year, five Laureates are recognized for their
contributions to the advancement of science, in Life Sciences or
Physical Science, Mathematics and Computer Science in alternating years.
The 2020 Awards will designate five outstanding women researchers in
the Life Sciences, each working in one of the following regions: Africa
and the Arab States, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America & North
The call for nominations for the 2020 Life Sciences edition is now open.