Three Lebanese ladies researchers have been chosen together with 2 others from Jordan and Syria, amongst greater than 100 candidates within the Levant area, for the ninth version of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Ladies in Science.
The Levant Regional Younger Abilities Ceremony was held on the Ecole Supérieure des Affaires (ESA) in Beirut, reaffirming the dedication of each L’Oréal and UNESCO to selling ladies in science and making their expertise identified to future generations.
“For Ladies in Science” is a world program that has awarded over 3,900 researchers and 122 Laureates from over 110 international locations.
“Our altering world has by no means been in higher want of girls and their discoveries,” stated Mrs. Emily Wahab Harb, Managing Director of L’Oréal Lebanon.
“The 5 scientists awarded immediately exemplify each range and excellence. As they overcome obstacles and push boundaries, they’re absolutely taking part to find the options we have to create a sustainable future and a lovely world,” she added.
The three Lebanese ladies who have been awarded for the 2022 version are the next:
Dr. Nancy Fayad
Dr. Nancy Fayad was acknowledged for her analysis primarily based on the evaluation of microorganisms within the physique and the atmosphere.
Rania Kassir was honored for her analysis highlighting an understanding of the impact of bilingualism on government features in wholesome Lebanese bilingual aged and folks affected by Alzheimer’s illness.
Zeina Habli was awarded for her analysis aiming at detection strategies of metastatic circulating most cancers cells in blood samples.
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