L’Oréal USA Fellowships For Women In Science Award
Five of America’s most promising female scientists received the L’Oréal USA Fellowships For Women In Science Award on September 15th. The awards presentation ceremony was held in Washington, D.C. These inspiring women are working on breakthrough scientific research, which address critical global challenges that could aid millions around the world.
The L’Oréal USA Fellowships For Women in Science offers professional development workshops for awardees and helps these Fellows build networks with accomplished female leaders in corporate, academic, governmental and scientific fields.
The 2011 L’Oréal USA Fellowship grants support the following female scientists and their work, Dr. Trisha Andrew, organic chemist in the field of organic electronics, Dr. Karlin Bark, mechanical engineer in the field of haptics, Dr. Sasha Devore, neuroscientist examining health sciences and technology, Dr. Tijana Ivanovic, virologist in the research field of virus entry into cells, Dr. R. Blythe Towal, biomedical engineer in the field of computational neuroscience.
The program has become a benchmark of scientific excellence on an international scale, revealing the contributions of these scientific women each year.