FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE FESTIVAL
FONDATION L’ORÉAL FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE FESTIVAL
WHAT THEY NEEDED
Each year, the Fondation L’Oréal and UNESCO celebrate the scientific excellence of women researchers, each from a different major region of the world. Since the creation of the For Women in Science programme in 1998, 122 laureates and more than 3,800 talented young scientists, PhD students and post-docs have been supported and honoured in over 110 countries.
As the world began to rebuild after the pandemic, the Fondation L’Oréal and UNESCO decided to organise a one-day international festival on the theme of why and how women scientists will make all the difference in the post-Covid world.
Managing the production of all content (TED talks, round tables, interviews) and its distribution on the five continents on a platform created specifically for the event.
A FEW FIGURES
• 18 12-minute TEDs
• 3 12-minute interviews
• 4 45-minute round tables
• 33 speakers
• 30 countries represented
• 12 hours of content
• More than 40 exclusive pieces of content
• Translated into 7 languages
This year, the Fondation L’Oréal and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization created the 1st Festival For Women In Science.
This worldwide online festival dedicated to women scientists aims to help more women achieve scientific excellence and participate on an equal footing in solving the great challenges facing humanity.
Meet 40 brilliant women scientists and researchers from all over the world, sharing their inspiring journeys, their revolutionary discoveries, but also their resilience, through talks, interviews and round tables.