PhD Alum, Hanifa Taher Al Blooshi, wins the L’Oréal-UNESCO “For Women in Science” Middle East Fellowships 2016

L’Oréal-UNESCO “For Women in Science” Middle East Fellowships 2016 celebrates Outstanding GCC Women Scientists. The regional L’Oréal-UNESCO “For Women In Science” Middle East Fellowship awarded a fellowship grant to four extraordinary women in science. One of the awardees is Dr. Hanifa Taher Al Blooshi who is a graduate of UAEU in the College of Engineering. She finished her Ph.D. at UAEU in the 2013-2014 Academic Year and is now an Assistant Professor at the Chemical and Environmental Engineering Department at Masdar Institute. She receives the L’Oréal-UNESCO “For Women in Science” Middle East Fellowship Grant for her research on “Designing a new novel system for enzymatic biodiesel production” .​​​ ​

The L’Oréal Foundation helps women fight against prejudice, break down barriers and conquer new areas in science. It celebrates outstanding women in science as they change the world through their discoveries in the physical and life sciences. Nearly 2250 women in over 110 countries have been the recipients of Fellowships. With UNESCO, the Foundation has honored almost 100 award laureates for their research achievements two of whom have gone on to win a Nobel Prize. L’Oréal’s core values are founded in the idea of women’s empowerment, in nurturing their inner strength and encouraging their full potential. The L’Oréal Foundation’s “For Women In Science” Program is a game changer. It shatters the stereotypes that hinder the aspirations of the younger generation. It also champions the role of women by bridging the gender gap in science to create a more diverse playing field. 

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Aug 8, 2018