entertainment

Meisa Kuroki attends L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards

12 Comments

Actress Meisa Kuroki, 23, attended the sixth annual "L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards" ceremony in Tokyo this week. The event was started as the result of a partnership between French cosmetics company L'Oréal and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to promote the position of women in science and to pay tribute to outstanding women in the field. Each laureate also receives a grant of $100,000.

Kuroki said of the ceremony, "It's great to see women thriving in so many different fields. I feel inspired by their efforts. It makes me want to try to be the kind of person who can inspire others."

© Compiled from news reports

©2022 GPlusMedia Inc.

12 Comments
Login to comment

Meisa Kuroki is of course best known for her contributions to molecular biology.

2 ( +3 / -1 )

no picture of Kuroki? outrageous

3 ( +3 / -0 )

Best gene-ist.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

The article is missing the main point. The main point should not be Meisa Kuroki, but the women who were awarded for the work in Science. Any background information there would be welcome.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

“It’s great to see women thriving in so many different fields. I feel inspired by their efforts. It makes me want to try to be the kind of person who can inspire others.”

Yeah, right. So, when is your paper on manifold space and quantum mechanics going to be peer-reviewed?

0 ( +0 / -0 )

no picture of Kuroki? outrageous

I agree. Where is the picture?

0 ( +0 / -0 )

She could be thriving in a different field, but we need moo information.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

She could be thriving in a different field, but we need moo information.

Unless she's thriving in the field of dairy science, moo information wouldn't be of much use ;)

2 ( +2 / -0 )

Yeah, having in mind actually how many women in Japan are actually working in the scientific field, I find it ironical that "Women in Sciense awards " are presented here.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Electric, you are so very right, but not in the world of journalism. Why? Simply, ask any news source what's the impact of the news that scientist X dix Y vs. the news of a hot model doing Z. One of the winners from last year is my student (no hot model at last year's ceremony), and I can safely assume that these girls are very uncomfortable in the presence of a top model dressed according to the latest fashion.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

She blinded me with science!

-1 ( +0 / -1 )

Cosmetic company invited Kuroki as its public image, Japanese women who received the awards on the stage for their scientific achievement. The cash award is a recognition of Japanese women success in their professional careers.

-1 ( +0 / -1 )

Login to leave a comment

Facebook users

Use your Facebook account to login or register with JapanToday. By doing so, you will also receive an email inviting you to receive our news alerts.

Facebook Connect

Login with your JapanToday account

User registration

Articles, Offers & Useful Resources

A mix of what's trending on our other sites