On 15 December 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution A/RES/70/212 declaring 11 February as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The United Nations invites all Member States including academia, individuals and society in general, to observe the International Day of Women and Girls in Science to promote the full and equal participation of women and girls in education, training, employment and decision-making processes in the sciences.
Nominations are open for the 2013 “For Women in Science” L’OREAL-UNESCO Awards in the Physical Sciences. The five awards – of $100,000 each – are given in recognition of outstanding contributions to scientific advancement.
The awards will be presented in March next year, at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. To date, the L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Awards have recognised 72 eminent female scientists.
Nominations are limited to registered nominators. To apply to register, please email the award organisers…