EPWS Vice-President awarded medal of Légion d’Honneur of the Republic of France

Claudine' Hermann decoration

On May 20th 2015, in the Elysée Palace, Prof. Claudine Hermann, Vice-president of EPWS, co-founder and President of honor of the French association Femmes &Sciences, was awarded by French Republic President Monsieur François Hollande, during a collective ceremony.

She received the medal and plaque of “Grande- Officière of Légion d’Honneur” (i.e. 4th level in this order), in recognition of her former activities of first woman professor at Ecole Polytechnique and for her current involvement in the women and science issue.



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