UJ Scholars Dr. Lena Dahabiyeh and Farah Al Mamoori on Monday were announced as winners of the 2020 UNESCO- L’Oréal For Women in Science Levant Young Talents Program.
Dahabiyeh, Assistant Professor at the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences of the School of Pharmacy, has won one of 3 the program's post-doctoral women researchers fellowships at the amount of 10.000 Euros.
Whereas, Al Mamoori, who is a PhD student at the School of Pharmacy, has won one of the PhD students fellowships granted by the program at the amount of 6000 Euros.
The UNESCO- L’Oréal For Women in Science Levant Young Talents Program honors and empowers Arab female scientists from Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Iraq and Syria, whose findings have contributed to the advancement of scientific knowledge and helped change the world for the better.
This Program identifies and rewards talented young female scientists in the field of Life Sciences (such as biology, biochemistry, biophysics, genetics, physiology, neurosciences, biotechnologies, ecology and ethology) as well as Physical Sciences (such as physics, chemistry, petroleum engineering, mathematics, engineering sciences, information sciences, Earth and Universe sciences).
The Program honors 6 talented young Arab women researchers for the quality of their research works and encourages them to pursue a brilliant career in science in the Levant Countries.