UNESCO seeks names for Award to Women in Science


By Ali Imran

ISLAMABAD: The promising and outstanding young women scientists can apply for the LOreal-UNESCO International Award for Women in Science-2022 by submitting their nominations throughout the world including Pakistan till May 31.
According to the official source, the award identifies and support eminent women in science throughout the world. Every year five awards laureates are recognized for their contributions to the advancement of science, in Life and Environmental Sciences or Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Computer Science and alternating years.
The 2022 edition of the awards will designate five outstanding scientific researchers in the field of Life and Environmental Sciences working in one of the following regions i.e. Africa and the Arab States, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Latin America the Caribbean and North America.
Each of the five laureates will receive an amount of Euros 100,000 for her great contribution to advances in scientific research. Women scientists from all over the country can submit their nominations electronically by using the website
www.forwomeninscience.com before May 31, 2021.
Since 2000, the ‘LOreal-UNESCO For Women in Science programme’ has highlighted the achievements of younger women who are in the early stages of their scientific careers.