Women of Science 2022

Published on 21 February 2024
Femmes de science
Mines Paris – PSL is celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Here is a gallery of portraits of women scientists who have been in the news recently at our school. A testament to the excellence of women in research.

Established researchers, doctoral students, students or alumni, they are the pride of our school. A selection

The International Day of Women and Girls in Science, celebrated every year on 11 February, was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in December 2015 to promote the full and equal access and participation of women and girls in science.
This day serves as a reminder of their essential role within the scientific and technological community, and the need to strengthen their participation.

Lilia Bouraoui: 3rd year engineering student, 1st Fem’Enegia EDF prize in the student category.
Watch her video

Virginie Ren (P19): won the Veolia Trophy for ecological transformation. The jury was impressed by her final-year project on the electricity consumption of waste-to-energy plants.

The 4L Trophy, a great human experience for Laurine Hernandez and Angèle Renard, engineering students on work-study contracts (Isupfere 20).
Discover the story and photos.

Coraline Chartier: 3rd year PhD student at Cemef Mines Paris – PSL, receives the 2nd AFPM (Advanced Functional Polymers for Medicine) poster prize.

Agathe Gilain: awarded the Law, Economics and Sociology of Air and Space Transport Prize for her thesis at the CGS Mines Paris – PSL.

Juhi Sharma: the French Society for Metallurgy and Materials (SF2M) has awarded the 2nd Bodycote prize for his thesis work at Cemef Mines Paris – PSL.

Éloïse Gaillou: curator, co-author of the book Le Musée de Minéralogie de l’École des Mines de Paris, published in September (Gallimard / L’École des Arts Joailliers).

Christelle Combeaud: a teacher-researcher at Cemef Mines Paris – PSL, defended her Habilitation à diriger des recherches (HDR) on 18 October at the Université Côte d’Azur.

Éléonore Crespo: French Tech superstar, co-founder of Pigment, a financial planning start-up that has just raised €65 million.

Suzy Canivenc: associate researcher at Cerna Mines Paris – PSL, co-author of the book Le travail à distance dessine-t-il le futur du travail, winner of the Prix Syntec Conseil FNEGE.

Cécile DeWitt-Morette: Mines Paris – PSL is proud to honour, on its walls, the memory of the famous physicist, founder of the École des Houches, closely linked to its own history…

Nadia Maïzi: Director of the CMA Mines Paris – PSL and of the Foresight Modelling for Sustainable Development Chair, co-author of the 6th IPCC report, talks to an i24NEWS journalist at COP 27 in Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt).