Keynote Speaker, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, Celebrated L'Oreal USA Fellowships For Women In Science Tenth Year

Keynote Speaker, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, Celebrated L'Oreal USA
                 Fellowships For Women In Science Tenth Year

Five Extraordinary Women Scientists Were Awarded For Their Pivotal Scientific
Research

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2013

NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- L'Oreal USA honored the recipients of
the 2013 L'Oreal USA Fellowships For Women in Science, at an awards ceremony
last evening. Celebrating its tenth year, the program is a national initiative
that annually recognizes and rewards five outstanding U.S.-based post-doctoral
women researchers.

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"For ten years, we have supported 50 post-doctorate female scientists. I am
so proud to be a part of a company and initiative that supports innovation and
merits women's contribution to the sciences," said Suzie Davidowitz, Senior
Vice President, L'Oreal USA and For Women in Science Ambassador.

This year's awards ceremony was held at the American Museum of Natural History
in New York City. The evening's program welcomed honorary guests and keynote
speaker, FCC Commissioner, Jessica Rosenworcel, who addressed and awarded this
year's winners.

"Programs like L'Oreal USA For Women In Science are so important.We need to
continue to support women across all industries, especially in science,
technology, engineering, and math, the STEM fields that are driving the modern
economy," stated FCC Commissioner, Jessica Rosenworcel.

This year's awards recognized and supported the following post-doctoral female
scientists for their pivotal scientific research:

Arpita Bose, Harvard University, Microbiologist; Luisa Whittaker-Brooks,
Princeton University, Chemical and Biological Engineering; Anisa Salim Ismail,
Princeton University, Molecular Biology; Robin Evans Stanley, National
Institutes of Health, Biochemistry; Mary Caswell Stoddard, Harvard University,
Evolutionary Biologist and Ornithologist.

Each Fellow received up to $60,000 to support their post-doctoral research.
In addition to awarding the grants, the program also offered the Fellows
professional development workshops facilitated by the program's partner,
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and helped them
build networks with accomplished female leaders in corporate, academic,
government, and scientific fields.

"We applaud the women honored through the L'Oreal USA Fellowships For Women in
Science program, for their determination to make a difference with and through
their science," said Shirley Malcom, Head of Directorate of Education and
Human Resource Program with American Association for the Advancement of
Science (AAAS).

L'Oreal USA Fellowships For Women In Science is a national extension of the
global L'Oreal – UNESCO For Women in Science program, which, since 1998, has
honored 77 Laureates, including two who subsequently were awarded the Nobel
Prize. The program has also supported more than 1,652 international Fellows
who have made contributions in every field of scientific research. By the end
of 2013, a total of 1,729 women scientists from over 100 countries will have
benefitted from the program.

For more information, please visit Facebook/L'Oreal USA For Women In Science

ABOUT L'OREAL USA
L'Oreal USA, headquartered in New York City, is the #1wholly-owned subsidiary
of L'Oreal SA, the world's leading beauty company. In addition to corporate
headquarters in New York, L'Oreal USA has Research and Innovation and
Manufacturing and Distribution facilities across seven other states including
New Jersey, Kentucky, Arkansas, Illinois, Ohio, Texas and Washington. For
more information, please visit Facebook/L'Oreal USA For Women In Science

ABOUT AAAS
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is the world's
largest general scientific society, and publisher of the journal, Science
(www.sciencemag.org) as well as Science Translational Medicine
(www.sciencetranslationalmedicine.org) and Science Signaling
(www.sciencesignaling.org). AAAS was founded in 1848, and includes some 261
affiliated societies and academies of science, serving 10 million individuals.
Science has the largest paid circulation of any peer-reviewed general science
journal in the world, with an estimated total readership of 1 million. The
non-profit AAAS (www.aaas.org) is open to all and fulfills its mission to
"advance science and serve society" through initiatives in science policy;
international programs; science education; and more. For the latest research
news, log onto EurekAlert!, www.eurekalert.org, the premier science-news Web
site, a service of AAAS.

L'Oreal USA Fellowships For Women In Science 2013 Awards Ceremony



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Image with caption: "From Left to Right: Frederic Roze, President & CEO-
L'Oreal USA; Suzie Davidowitz- Senior Vice President- L'Oreal USA; Arpita
Bose, Harvard University- Microbiologist; Anisa Ismail, Princeton
University-Molecular Biology; Jessica Rosenworcel- FCC Commissioner; Mary
Caswell Stoddard, Harvard University- Evolutionary Biologist and
Ornithologist; Robin Evans Stanley, National Institutes of Health-
Biochemistry; Luisa-Whittaker Brooks, Princeton University- Chemical and
Biological Engineering; Shirley Malcom- Head of Directorate of Education and
Human Resource Program." Image available at:
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