Susan Perkins at Dechronization points out a booklet from the L'Oreal Foundation and Science that features 17 female scientists who "have set out to make the world a better place [and] although they are still young, many have already achieved that goal," says Sean Sanders in the introduction. Each of the women received a fellowship from UNESCO-L'Oréal.

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