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Lourdes Cruz

Lourdes J. Cruz
AKA Lourdes Jansuy Cruz

  • 1st Filipina and 1st woman from ASEAN region L'Oreal-UNESCO Awardee for Women in Science (2010)

  • National Scientist (2008)

"A woman may be more inclined to think about science in terms of what it can do to help humanity, although of course women do not have a monopoly on this."


May 19, 1942

FATHER: Ramon Cruz


DOST - National Academy of Science and Technology: Dr. Lourdes J. Cruz
Prof. Lourdes J. Cruz: a Filipino FWIS laureate
Lady in the lab: Prof. Lourdes Cruz, award-winning biochemist
Filipina Is First Asean Winner Of L'oréal-Unesco Science Award
Inter Press Service Interviews Lourdes J. Cruz
Lourdes J. Cruz - Famous Filipino People
Lourdes J. Cruz – WikiPilipinas
The first Filipina L'Oreal-UNESCO Awardee for Women in Science
Wikipedia Article on Lourdes J. Cruz

Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?