L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards Ceremony
Since 1998 the L’Oréal-UNESCO Award For Women in Science (FWIS) recognize outstanding achievements of eminent women scientists. Each year, five Laureates - one per each of the following regions: Africa & the Arab States, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and North America - are awarded for their role and contribution to the advancement of science, in alternating years in Life Science and Physical Sciences.
The 2018 edition will mark the 20th anniversary of the Prize. The five Laureates in life sciences are from Argentina, Canada, China, South Africa, and the United Kingdom.