PARIS — The L’Oréal Foundation, in partnership with UNESCO, recognized the achievements of five female sciences during the company’s 16th annual For Women in Science awards ceremony, which was held Wednesday night here in the Sorbonne’s majestic amphitheater.
The laureates, each of whom came from a different geographic region, were chosen in acknowledgement of their achievements and contributions to the scientific process. Every winner working in the field of life sciences was granted $100,000 to support her branch of research.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"