Melpomeni Dimopoulou and Stella Bitchebe win the L'Oréal-UNESCO Young Talent Award France 2021 for Women in Science

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Published on October 8, 2021 Updated on October 15, 2021

on the October 8, 2021

Prix L’Oréal-UNESCO 2021

Congratulations to these two thesis students from the I3S laboratory awarded in the "Mathematics and Computer Science" category!

Melpomeni Dimopoulou is working on storing digital data in synthesized DNA.
Stella Bitchebe's work focuses on reducing the carbon footprint of data centers while improving their security.
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Each year, the International rising talents programme selects the 15 most promising women scientists among the more than 250 national and regional young talents of the L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science programme. These young women are first selected by local juries, and are then invited to apply. The 15 International Rising Talents, selected by an international Selection committee, receive an additional endowment of €15,000. In addition to this financial support and international recognition, these young women also benefits from a leadership training that is complementary to their academic background and essential to ofight again discrimination.